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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 5:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1260 km783 miles680 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 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorth N

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