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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 19:58:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' North, Longitude: 150° 57' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.1"1004.87 miwest0° 11' 46.0"13.47 misouth1004.97 mi
24 hours11° 32' 18.2"798.09 mieast4° 45' 02.0"326.41 misouth861.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaFri 5:58 AM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaFri 5:58 AM901 km560 miles486 nmSoutheast SE
LaeFri 5:58 AM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 6:58 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 5:58 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 4:58 AM1188 km738 miles642 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 6:58 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 5:58 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 7:58 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmEast E
ManokwariFri 4:58 AM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmWest W

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