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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 6:08 AM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 5:08 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaFri 6:08 AM942 km585 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
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
MelekeokFri 5:08 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 6:08 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth S

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