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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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' North, Longitude: 162° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.0"1004.94 miwest0° 11' 45.2"13.46 misouth1005.05 mi
24 hours11° 31' 22.0"797.05 mieast4° 44' 54.5"326.28 misouth860.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 7:08 AM477 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 6:08 AM864 km537 miles467 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 7:08 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 6:08 AM1157 km719 miles624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 7:08 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 5:08 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 7:08 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 7:08 AM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 6:08 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 7:08 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmEast E
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