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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: 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 129° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.13 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 16.8"950.71 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.58 misouth950.95 mi
24 hours11° 23' 31.1"745.91 mieast2° 20' 07.1"160.60 misouth767.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CitySun 1:36 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonSun 1:36 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 1:36 AM1021 km635 miles551 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiSun 1:36 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiSun 1:36 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowSun 1:36 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenSun 1:36 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSun 1:36 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokSun 2:36 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KagoshimaSun 2:36 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth N

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