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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 2:18:00 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' North, Longitude: 126° 42' 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"1004.75 miWest0° 11' 39.5"13.35 miSouth1004.88 mi
24 hours11° 26' 06.1"790.67 miEast4° 43' 50.9"325.05 miSouth854.88 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 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 4:18 AM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:18 AM3408 km2117 miles1840 nmWest W
HermosilloThu 7:18 AM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:18 AM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 9:18 AM3678 km2286 miles1986 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesThu 6:18 AM3701 km2300 miles1998 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 7:18 AM3844 km2389 miles2076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasThu 6:18 AM4007 km2490 miles2164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 4:18 AM4022 km2499 miles2172 nmNorthwest NW

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