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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: 29%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' South, Longitude: 121° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.5"992.02 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 misouth991.87 mi
24 hours12° 43' 34.0"871.53 mieast4° 25' 59.7"304.72 misouth917.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 7:32 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:32 AM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 5:32 AM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:32 AM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 9:32 AM3908 km2428 miles2110 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 5:32 AM4133 km2568 miles2232 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaSat 9:32 AM4239 km2634 miles2289 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 8:32 AM4266 km2651 miles2303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 9:32 AM4305 km2675 miles2324 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 5:32 AM4360 km2709 miles2354 nmWest-southwest WSW
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