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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 14:32:00 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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 130° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 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' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"1004.76 miwest0° 11' 39.8"13.36 misouth1004.89 mi
24 hours11° 26' 20.6"790.97 mieast4° 43' 54.8"325.12 misouth855.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 6:32 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 4:32 AM3001 km1865 miles1621 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:32 AM3031 km1883 miles1636 nmWest W
HermosilloThu 7:32 AM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 4:32 AM3722 km2313 miles2010 nmNorthwest NW
Los AngelesThu 6:32 AM3805 km2364 miles2055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:32 AM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mexico CityThu 8:32 AM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 7:32 AM4002 km2487 miles2161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 6:32 AM4088 km2540 miles2207 nmNorth N

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