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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:58:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' North, Longitude: 121° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"1004.73 miWest0° 11' 39.1"13.34 miSouth1004.86 mi
24 hours11° 25' 45.7"790.25 miEast4° 43' 45.4"324.94 miSouth854.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 5:58 AM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityThu 7:58 AM3162 km1965 miles1708 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 6:58 AM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 8:58 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsThu 7:58 AM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmEast E
Los AngelesThu 5:58 AM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 6:58 AM3666 km2278 miles1979 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 3:58 AM3705 km2302 miles2001 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaThu 7:58 AM3731 km2318 miles2014 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 7:58 AM3836 km2383 miles2071 nmEast-northeast ENE

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