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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 21:08:00 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 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 15' North, Longitude: 134° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 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' 31.5"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.5"1004.84 miwest0° 11' 47.1"13.50 misouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 33' 40.3"799.69 mieast4° 45' 11.2"326.58 misouth863.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 6:08 AM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
SofifiFri 6:08 AM720 km447 miles389 nmWest W
TernateFri 6:08 AM740 km460 miles400 nmWest W
AmbonFri 6:08 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokFri 6:08 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth N
JayapuraFri 6:08 AM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoFri 5:08 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmWest W
General SantosFri 5:08 AM1177 km731 miles635 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoFri 5:08 AM1200 km745 miles648 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloFri 5:08 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmWest W
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