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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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 130° 22' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"1004.83 miwest0° 11' 39.8"13.36 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 26' 21.7"791.05 mieast4° 43' 55.0"325.15 misouth855.24 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 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:32 AM3001 km1864 miles1620 nmWest W
HermosilloThu 7:32 AM3677 km2285 miles1986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 4:32 AM3699 km2298 miles1997 nmNorthwest NW
Los AngelesThu 6:32 AM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:32 AM3887 km2416 miles2099 nmSoutheast SE
Mexico CityThu 8:32 AM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 7:32 AM4016 km2495 miles2169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 4:32 AM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmSouthwest SW
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