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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
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 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeMon 2:36 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 2:36 AM2103 km1307 miles1135 nmNorth N
NagoyaMon 2:36 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 2:36 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSouth S

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