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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 14:22:00 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 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 127° 41' 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
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' 39.6"13.35 misouth1004.88 mi
24 hours11° 26' 10.2"790.76 mieast4° 43' 52.1"325.07 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 6:22 AM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 4:22 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:22 AM3300 km2051 miles1782 nmWest W
HermosilloThu 7:22 AM3522 km2189 miles1902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:22 AM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 6:22 AM3728 km2316 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:22 AM3731 km2318 miles2014 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhoenixThu 7:22 AM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 4:22 AM3935 km2445 miles2125 nmNorthwest NW
Las VegasThu 6:22 AM4039 km2510 miles2181 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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