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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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' North, Longitude: 106° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.17 meters/second, 1577.4 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.7"979.97 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 misouth980.31 mi
24 hours11° 02' 29.3"744.33 mieast3° 47' 03.0"260.10 misouth793.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KratiéTue 3:44 AM79 km49 miles43 nmSouthwest SW
Stung TrengTue 3:44 AM88 km55 miles48 nmNorthwest NW
Kampong ChhnangTue 3:44 AM220 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phnom PenhTue 3:44 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouthwest SW
Ho Chi MinhTue 3:44 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth S
PakseTue 3:44 AM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapTue 3:44 AM295 km183 miles159 nmWest W
Nha TrangTue 3:44 AM298 km185 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cần ThơTue 3:44 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BattambangTue 3:44 AM364 km226 miles197 nmWest W
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