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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 145° 51' 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' 39.4"1004.86 miwest0° 11' 46.3"13.48 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 42.8"798.57 mieast4° 45' 05.0"326.46 misouth862.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 5:18 AM658 km409 miles355 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeFri 6:18 AM799 km497 miles432 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 6:18 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 5:18 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmWest W
HagåtñaFri 6:18 AM1451 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
MelekeokFri 5:18 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 7:18 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 7:18 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 6:18 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 5:48 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmSouthwest SW

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