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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 131° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.09 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.6"950.63 miwest0° 04' 50.9"5.56 misouth950.87 mi
24 hours11° 23' 36.2"745.94 mieast2° 19' 47.1"160.22 misouth767.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonSun 1:26 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 1:26 AM1257 km781 miles678 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiSun 1:26 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 2:26 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KagoshimaSun 2:26 AM1418 km881 miles765 nmNorth N
DavaoSun 1:26 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSun 3:26 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmEast-southeast ESE
KumamotoSun 2:26 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
General SantosSun 1:26 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FukuokaSun 2:26 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth N

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