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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 2:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 130° 35' 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' 51.3"1004.76 miWest0° 11' 39.9"13.36 miSouth1004.89 mi
24 hours11° 26' 22.6"791.01 miEast4° 43' 55.2"325.13 miSouth855.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 6:34 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 4:34 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:34 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 4:34 AM3680 km2287 miles1987 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloThu 7:34 AM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesThu 6:34 AM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:34 AM3901 km2424 miles2106 nmSoutheast SE
Mexico CityThu 8:34 AM3957 km2459 miles2137 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 7:34 AM4027 km2502 miles2174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 4:34 AM4054 km2519 miles2189 nmSouthwest SW

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