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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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' North, Longitude: 94° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.4"980.47 miwest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 misouth980.81 mi
24 hours11° 02' 19.5"744.51 mieast3° 48' 12.9"261.43 misouth793.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairTue 3:04 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouthwest SW
DaweiTue 4:04 AM456 km283 miles246 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonTue 4:04 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MawlamyineTue 4:04 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNortheast NE
BangkokTue 4:34 AM692 km430 miles374 nmEast E
Nakhon SawanTue 4:34 AM717 km446 miles387 nmEast-northeast ENE
NaypyidawTue 4:04 AM791 km492 miles427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Banda AcehTue 4:34 AM816 km507 miles440 nmSouth S
Chiang MaiTue 4:34 AM836 km519 miles451 nmNortheast NE
Nakhon RatchasimaTue 4:34 AM889 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE

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