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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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' North, Longitude: 141° 58' 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' 38.7"1004.92 miwest0° 11' 46.6"13.49 misouth1005.02 mi
24 hours11° 33' 01.6"798.99 mieast4° 45' 07.1"326.53 misouth862.48 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 AM349 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 5:34 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W
LaeFri 6:34 AM962 km597 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 5:34 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 6:34 AM1229 km764 miles663 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 6:34 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinFri 6:04 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoFri 4:34 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmWest W
PalikirFri 7:34 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsFri 6:34 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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