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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' North, Longitude: 124° 17' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.3"1004.74 miwest0° 11' 39.3"13.35 misouth1004.87 mi
24 hours11° 25' 55.9"790.46 mieast4° 43' 48.2"324.99 misouth854.68 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 AM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloThu 7:08 AM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:08 AM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 4:08 AM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 9:08 AM3557 km2210 miles1921 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesThu 6:08 AM3646 km2265 miles1968 nmNorth N
KiritimatiFri 4:08 AM3677 km2285 miles1986 nmWest W
PhoenixThu 7:08 AM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 8:08 AM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmEast E
Las VegasThu 6:08 AM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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