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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 143° 25' 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' 38.9"1004.86 miwest0° 11' 46.5"13.48 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 54.6"798.80 mieast4° 45' 06.4"326.49 misouth862.30 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 AM442 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
LaeFri 6:28 AM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 5:28 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 6:28 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 5:28 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaFri 6:28 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 7:28 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsFri 6:28 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 5:58 AM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoFri 4:28 AM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmWest W

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