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

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' South, Longitude: 127° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.7"1002.19 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.18 mi
24 hours11° 58' 41.9"827.16 mieast4° 43' 18.4"324.46 misouth885.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 7:08 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 5:08 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 10:08 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSat 5:08 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 9:08 AM3984 km2476 miles2151 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 8:08 AM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 5:08 AM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 9:08 AM4210 km2616 miles2273 nmEast E
Los AngelesFri 7:08 AM4245 km2638 miles2292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluFri 5:08 AM4298 km2670 miles2320 nmNorthwest NW
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