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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 36' North
Longitude: 124° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 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' 52.2"1004.81 miwest0° 11' 39.3"13.35 misouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 25' 57.1"790.54 mieast4° 43' 48.5"325.02 misouth854.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 6:08 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmSouth S
HermosilloThu 7:08 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:08 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 4:08 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 9:08 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 4:08 AM3647 km2266 miles1969 nmWest W
Los AngelesThu 6:08 AM3651 km2269 miles1971 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 7:08 AM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 8:08 AM3901 km2424 miles2106 nmEast E
Las VegasThu 6:08 AM3944 km2451 miles2130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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