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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' North, Longitude: 128° 12' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.6"1004.83 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 misouth1004.92 mi
24 hours11° 34' 08.9"800.24 mieast4° 45' 13.9"326.64 misouth863.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SofifiFri 6:32 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
TernateFri 6:32 AM114 km71 miles62 nmNorthwest NW
ManadoFri 5:32 AM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbonFri 6:32 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth S
GorontaloFri 5:32 AM573 km356 miles310 nmWest W
ManokwariFri 6:32 AM663 km412 miles358 nmEast E
General SantosFri 5:32 AM738 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendariFri 5:32 AM780 km485 miles421 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoFri 5:32 AM816 km507 miles441 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PaluFri 5:32 AM935 km581 miles505 nmWest W

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