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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: 77%
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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 60' North
Longitude: 108° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.13 meters/second, 1577.3 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.6"979.95 miwest0° 08' 46.1"10.05 misouth980.29 mi
24 hours11° 02' 31.1"744.35 mieast3° 46' 50.7"259.88 misouth793.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhTue 3:34 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
Da NangTue 3:34 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
PakseTue 3:34 AM392 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
Phnom PenhTue 3:34 AM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-southwest WSW
SavannakhetTue 3:34 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangTue 3:34 AM598 km371 miles323 nmWest W
SihanoukvilleTue 3:34 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
Khon KaenTue 3:34 AM738 km459 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
VientianeTue 3:34 AM855 km531 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokTue 3:34 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest W

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