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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: 48%

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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' North, Longitude: 148° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 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' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"1004.93 miwest0° 11' 46.2"13.48 misouth1005.03 mi
24 hours11° 32' 31.1"798.40 mieast4° 45' 03.7"326.46 misouth861.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 6:08 AM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 5:08 AM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaFri 6:08 AM964 km599 miles520 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 6:08 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 7:08 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 6:08 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariFri 5:08 AM1588 km986 miles857 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 7:08 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 5:08 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 6:08 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth S
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