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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 8:28:00 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 143° 42' 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' 38.9"1004.86 miWest0° 11' 46.5"13.48 miSouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 53.3"798.78 miEast4° 45' 06.1"326.49 miSouth862.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 5:28 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
LaeFri 6:28 AM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 5:28 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 6:28 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 5:28 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaFri 6:28 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 7:28 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsFri 6:28 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 5:58 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoFri 4:28 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest W

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