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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 5:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 127° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 425.16 meters/second, 1530.6 kilometres/hour, 951.1 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' 17.1"950.79 miWest0° 04' 52.7"5.59 miSouth951.03 mi
24 hours11° 23' 26.2"745.88 miEast2° 20' 27.0"160.98 miSouth767.90 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
TuguegaraoSun 1:46 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonSun 1:46 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaSun 1:46 AM803 km499 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
KaohsiungSun 1:46 AM834 km519 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungSun 1:46 AM892 km554 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
TaipeiSun 1:46 AM899 km559 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
Taoyuan CitySun 1:46 AM907 km564 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
Cebu CitySun 1:46 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
XiamenSun 1:46 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowSun 1:46 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmNorthwest NW

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