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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 = Sunday, December 2, 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: 85%

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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' North, Longitude: 140° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.90 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.06 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"963.67 miWest0° 06' 51.2"7.86 miSouth963.99 mi
24 hours11° 11' 44.5"742.61 miEast3° 04' 52.2"211.84 miSouth777.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 3:36 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanMon 3:36 AM538 km334 miles291 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 2:36 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoMon 1:36 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariMon 2:36 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OsakaMon 2:36 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeMon 2:36 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 2:36 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmNorth N
NagoyaMon 2:36 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 2:36 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSouth S

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