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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: 51%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 08:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 01' North
Longitude: 148° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.5"1003.89 miwest0° 11' 02.6"12.65 minorth1003.85 mi
24 hours10° 47' 20.7"744.51 mieast4° 15' 14.6"292.34 minorth797.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 5:02 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 6:02 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 7:02 PM1134 km705 miles613 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyThu 6:02 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouth S
MelekeokThu 5:02 PM1568 km974 miles846 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariThu 5:02 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 7:02 PM1967 km1223 miles1062 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 8:02 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsThu 6:02 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 8:02 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmEast E
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