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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' South, Longitude: 119° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.14 meters/second, 1613.3 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' 48.5"1002.41 miwest0° 11' 55.2"13.65 misouth1002.40 mi
24 hours11° 57' 49.8"826.31 mieast4° 43' 29.5"324.69 misouth885.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 6:34 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 9:34 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsFri 8:34 AM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 8:34 AM3346 km2079 miles1806 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 4:34 AM3653 km2270 miles1972 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloFri 7:34 AM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 8:34 AM3746 km2328 miles2023 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 8:34 AM3825 km2377 miles2065 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 8:34 AM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 8:34 AM4042 km2512 miles2183 nmEast-northeast ENE
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