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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 5:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 129° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 425.13 meters/second, 1530.5 kilometres/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 16.8"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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonSun 1:36 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 1:36 AM1024 km637 miles553 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
ShantouSun 1:36 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosSun 1:36 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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