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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: 37%

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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 19' South, Longitude: 159° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"1000.77 miwest0° 11' 53.9"13.63 misouth1000.73 mi
24 hours12° 06' 57.4"835.76 mieast4° 41' 14.3"322.12 misouth892.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 6:08 AM516 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSat 7:08 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 7:08 AM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
YarenSat 8:08 AM894 km556 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 7:08 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySat 6:08 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 8:08 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 7:08 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 8:08 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 6:08 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouthwest SW
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