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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 8:34:00 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' North, Longitude: 142° 14' 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' 38.8"1004.85 miWest0° 11' 46.6"13.49 miSouth1004.95 mi
24 hours11° 33' 00.2"798.91 miEast4° 45' 07.0"326.50 miSouth862.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 5:34 AM363 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 5:34 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest W
LaeFri 6:34 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 5:34 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 6:34 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 6:34 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 6:04 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 7:34 AM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoFri 4:34 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest W
CairnsFri 6:34 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmSouth S

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