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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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 127° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 06.5"991.78 miwest0° 11' 32.3"13.22 misouth991.63 mi
24 hours12° 44' 27.6"872.37 mieast4° 25' 30.8"304.17 misouth918.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 7:58 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 5:58 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:58 AM2851 km1772 miles1540 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 5:58 AM3469 km2156 miles1873 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 5:58 AM3729 km2317 miles2013 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:58 AM4304 km2675 miles2324 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 9:58 AM4379 km2721 miles2364 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSat 5:58 AM4637 km2881 miles2504 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 4:58 AM4706 km2924 miles2541 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesSat 7:58 AM4782 km2972 miles2582 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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