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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 20:32:00 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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 142° 43' 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 misouth1004.95 mi
24 hours11° 32' 57.9"798.87 mieast4° 45' 06.7"326.50 misouth862.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 5:32 AM392 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
LaeFri 6:32 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 5:32 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 6:32 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 5:32 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaFri 6:32 AM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 7:32 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 6:02 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 6:32 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth S
ManadoFri 4:32 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W

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