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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 20:34:00 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 97° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.69 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 50.7"965.43 miwest0° 07' 04.9"8.12 misouth965.75 mi
24 hours11° 10' 25.7"742.46 mieast3° 09' 56.2"217.64 misouth779.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MawlamyineMon 3:04 AM42 km26 miles23 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YangonMon 3:04 AM189 km117 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
DaweiMon 3:04 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
Nakhon SawanMon 3:34 AM255 km158 miles138 nmEast E
Chiang MaiMon 3:34 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangkokMon 3:34 AM395 km246 miles213 nmSoutheast SE
NaypyidawMon 3:04 AM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon RatchasimaMon 3:34 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
PattayaMon 3:34 AM488 km303 miles263 nmSoutheast SE
Khon KaenMon 3:34 AM538 km335 miles291 nmEast E

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