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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 02:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 56' North
Longitude: 126° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 44.7"1004.89 miwest0° 11' 12.7"12.84 minorth1004.89 mi
24 hours10° 49' 06.6"747.40 mieast4° 20' 16.4"298.09 minorth802.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 6:12 PM3118 km1938 miles1684 nmSouth S
HermosilloWed 7:12 PM3342 km2077 miles1805 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 4:12 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 4:12 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmWest W
Mexico CityWed 8:12 PM3519 km2186 miles1900 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 6:12 PM3557 km2210 miles1921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 7:12 PM3709 km2305 miles2003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Wed 9:12 PM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Las VegasWed 6:12 PM3866 km2402 miles2088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 6:12 PM3883 km2413 miles2096 nmNorth N
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