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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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 35' North
Longitude: 126° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 51.8"1004.82 miwest0° 11' 39.5"13.35 misouth1004.95 mi
24 hours11° 26' 07.4"790.75 mieast4° 43' 51.2"325.08 misouth854.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 6:18 AM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 4:18 AM3257 km2024 miles1758 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:18 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmWest W
HermosilloThu 7:18 AM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:18 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 9:18 AM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesThu 6:18 AM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 7:18 AM3856 km2396 miles2082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 4:18 AM3998 km2484 miles2159 nmNorthwest NW
Las VegasThu 6:18 AM4016 km2495 miles2168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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