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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 20:10:00 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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 103° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.58 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.3"965.19 miwest0° 07' 03.0"8.08 misouth965.51 mi
24 hours11° 10' 36.2"742.47 mieast3° 09' 15.7"216.87 misouth778.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khon KaenMon 3:10 AM87 km54 miles47 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sakon NakhonMon 3:10 AM120 km75 miles65 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SavannakhetMon 3:10 AM127 km79 miles69 nmEast-northeast ENE
Wanon NiwatMon 3:10 AM158 km98 miles86 nmNorth N
Udon ThaniMon 3:10 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon RatchasimaMon 3:10 AM212 km132 miles114 nmSouthwest SW
VientianeMon 3:10 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PakseMon 3:10 AM263 km164 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Siem ReapMon 3:10 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth S
BattambangMon 3:10 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth S

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