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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 21:22:00 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 21:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 130° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 36.9"1004.83 miwest0° 11' 47.3"13.50 misouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 33' 57.0"800.01 mieast4° 45' 12.8"326.61 misouth863.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SofifiFri 6:22 AM346 km215 miles187 nmWest W
TernateFri 6:22 AM366 km227 miles198 nmWest W
ManokwariFri 6:22 AM401 km249 miles217 nmEast-southeast ESE
AmbonFri 6:22 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoFri 5:22 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloFri 5:22 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest W
General SantosFri 5:22 AM891 km553 miles481 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokFri 6:22 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavaoFri 5:22 AM942 km585 miles508 nmNorthwest NW
KendariFri 5:22 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
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