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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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 02' North, Longitude: 134° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 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' 45.4"1004.82 miwest0° 11' 11.9"12.82 minorth1004.82 mi
24 hours10° 48' 55.9"747.13 mieast4° 19' 51.7"297.62 minorth802.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:42 PM2590 km1609 miles1399 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 4:42 PM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 6:42 PM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 4:42 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloWed 7:42 PM3779 km2348 miles2040 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 6:42 PM3807 km2365 miles2055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 4:42 PM3880 km2411 miles2095 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoWed 6:42 PM4026 km2502 miles2174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 7:42 PM4071 km2530 miles2198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasWed 6:42 PM4149 km2578 miles2240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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