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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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 10' North, Longitude: 136° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 53.4"1003.65 miwest0° 11' 01.1"12.62 minorth1003.61 mi
24 hours10° 47' 08.9"744.10 mieast4° 14' 30.1"291.47 minorth796.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 5:52 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariThu 5:52 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraThu 5:52 PM877 km545 miles474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoThu 4:52 PM1247 km775 miles674 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosThu 4:52 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest W
ManadoThu 4:52 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaThu 6:52 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNortheast NE
GorontaloThu 4:52 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliThu 5:52 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 6:52 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSoutheast SE

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