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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 23' South
Longitude: 154° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 27.9"1000.66 miwest0° 11' 53.8"13.62 misouth1000.61 mi
24 hours12° 07' 31.3"836.34 mieast4° 41' 04.5"321.94 misouth892.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 6:28 AM215 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 7:28 AM784 km487 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSat 6:28 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 6:28 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 7:28 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 8:28 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 5:28 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmWest W
CairnsSat 6:28 AM1712 km1064 miles925 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 7:28 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 8:28 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmEast-northeast ENE
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