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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 Monday, December 3, 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: 77%

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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 60' North, Longitude: 108° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.6 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 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.6"979.87 miwest0° 08' 46.0"10.04 misouth980.21 mi
24 hours11° 02' 31.3"744.29 mieast3° 46' 49.2"259.84 misouth793.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangTue 3:34 AM87 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ho Chi MinhTue 3:34 AM349 km217 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
Da NangTue 3:34 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HuếTue 3:34 AM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PakseTue 3:34 AM416 km258 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
Phnom PenhTue 3:34 AM469 km291 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cần ThơTue 3:34 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouthwest SW
Siem ReapTue 3:34 AM556 km345 miles300 nmWest W
SavannakhetTue 3:34 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangTue 3:34 AM627 km390 miles338 nmWest W

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