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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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 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° 58' 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"1002.43 miwest0° 11' 55.2"13.65 misouth1002.43 mi
24 hours11° 57' 40.3"826.14 mieast4° 43' 31.4"324.73 misouth885.04 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 AM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 9:28 AM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsFri 8:28 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 8:28 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 8:28 AM3609 km2243 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 7:28 AM3647 km2266 miles1969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 8:28 AM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 4:28 AM3797 km2359 miles2050 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaFri 8:28 AM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 8:28 AM3896 km2421 miles2104 nmEast-northeast ENE
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