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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: 49%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 121° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 44.2"1004.94 miwest0° 11' 13.2"12.85 minorth1004.94 mi
24 hours10° 49' 13.9"747.58 mieast4° 20' 32.7"298.40 minorth802.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico CityWed 7:52 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 6:52 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 5:52 PM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesWed 5:52 PM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 6:52 PM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Wed 8:52 PM3581 km2225 miles1934 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:52 PM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmEast E
GuatemalaWed 7:52 PM3686 km2290 miles1990 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 5:52 PM3749 km2329 miles2024 nmNorth N
PapeeteWed 3:52 PM3780 km2349 miles2041 nmSouthwest SW
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