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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 8:08:00 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: 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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' North, Longitude: 148° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 kilometres/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.7"1004.86 miWest0° 11' 46.1"13.48 miSouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 29.8"798.32 miEast4° 45' 03.4"326.43 miSouth861.87 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaulFri 6:08 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
LaeFri 6:08 AM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenFri 6:08 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
WenoFri 6:08 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 5:08 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 6:08 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 7:08 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaFri 6:08 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariFri 5:08 AM1618 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 7:08 AM1671 km1039 miles903 nmSoutheast SE

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