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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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 22' South, Longitude: 131° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 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' 45.9"1002.20 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.18 mi
24 hours11° 59' 05.9"827.64 mieast4° 43' 13.2"324.38 misouth886.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 7:22 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 5:22 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 5:22 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 10:22 AM3496 km2172 miles1887 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 5:22 AM3686 km2291 miles1990 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 5:22 AM4001 km2486 miles2161 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloFri 8:22 AM4180 km2597 miles2257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 9:22 AM4305 km2675 miles2325 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 7:22 AM4353 km2705 miles2351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 8:22 AM4536 km2819 miles2449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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