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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 2:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 117° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.8"1002.37 miWest0° 11' 55.2"13.65 miSouth1002.36 mi
24 hours11° 57' 38.4"826.06 miEast4° 43' 31.8"324.71 miSouth884.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 6:28 AM2762 km1717 miles1492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 9:28 AM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsFri 8:28 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 8:28 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 8:28 AM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 7:28 AM3643 km2264 miles1967 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 8:28 AM3659 km2274 miles1976 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 4:28 AM3824 km2376 miles2065 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaFri 8:28 AM3869 km2404 miles2089 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 8:28 AM3870 km2405 miles2090 nmEast-northeast ENE

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