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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 2:42:00 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: 50%

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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' North, Longitude: 132° 31' 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' 51.1"1004.77 miWest0° 11' 40.0"13.36 miSouth1004.90 mi
24 hours11° 26' 31.0"791.18 miEast4° 43' 57.3"325.17 miSouth855.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:42 AM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 4:42 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 6:42 AM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 4:42 AM3515 km2184 miles1898 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloThu 7:42 AM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 4:42 AM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 6:42 AM3897 km2422 miles2104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 9:42 AM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmSoutheast SE
PhoenixThu 7:42 AM4130 km2566 miles2230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:42 AM4142 km2574 miles2237 nmEast-northeast ENE

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