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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: 47%

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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 08' North, Longitude: 125° 47' 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' 36.2"1004.82 miwest0° 11' 47.6"13.51 misouth1004.91 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"800.47 mieast4° 45' 15.1"326.66 misouth863.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManadoFri 5:42 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
TernateFri 6:42 AM194 km120 miles105 nmEast-northeast ENE
SofifiFri 6:42 AM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
GorontaloFri 5:42 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest W
AmbonFri 6:42 AM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KendariFri 5:42 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosFri 5:42 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
PaluFri 5:42 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest W
DavaoFri 5:42 AM768 km477 miles414 nmNorth N
MamujuFri 5:42 AM827 km514 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
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