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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 8:18:00 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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 146° 07' 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' 39.4"1004.86 miWest0° 11' 46.3"13.48 miSouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 41.5"798.55 miEast4° 45' 04.8"326.46 miSouth862.08 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 AM684 km425 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeFri 6:18 AM796 km494 miles430 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 6:18 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 5:18 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmWest W
HagåtñaFri 6:18 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth N
MelekeokFri 5:18 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 7:18 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 7:18 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 6:18 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 5:48 AM2207 km1372 miles1192 nmSouthwest SW

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