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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 2:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 128° 10' 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' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"1004.75 miWest0° 11' 39.6"13.35 miSouth1004.88 mi
24 hours11° 26' 12.3"790.80 miEast4° 43' 52.5"325.08 miSouth855.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 6:24 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 4:24 AM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:24 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmWest W
HermosilloThu 7:24 AM3551 km2207 miles1918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:24 AM3729 km2317 miles2013 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 6:24 AM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:24 AM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 4:24 AM3892 km2419 miles2102 nmNorthwest NW
PhoenixThu 7:24 AM3909 km2429 miles2111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 6:24 AM4053 km2519 miles2189 nmNorth N

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