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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 85%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 103° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.59 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"965.20 miwest0° 07' 03.1"8.08 misouth965.52 mi
24 hours11° 10' 35.6"742.47 mieast3° 09' 17.5"216.90 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 AM60 km37 miles32 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sakon NakhonMon 3:10 AM136 km85 miles74 nmNortheast NE
Udon ThaniMon 3:10 AM145 km90 miles78 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SavannakhetMon 3:10 AM155 km96 miles84 nmEast-northeast ENE
Wanon NiwatMon 3:10 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nakhon RatchasimaMon 3:10 AM190 km118 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
VientianeMon 3:10 AM210 km131 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PakseMon 3:10 AM289 km180 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
Siem ReapMon 3:10 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth S
BattambangMon 3:10 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth S

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