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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: 69%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' North, Longitude: 136° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"992.31 miwest0° 10' 04.8"11.55 misouth992.61 mi
24 hours11° 01' 41.6"752.61 mieast4° 14' 35.9"291.60 misouth810.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaWed 5:24 AM153 km95 miles82 nmEast E
MelekeokWed 4:24 AM312 km194 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 5:24 AM986 km612 miles532 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariWed 4:24 AM1174 km729 miles634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoWed 3:24 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmWest W
General SantosWed 3:24 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 4:24 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoWed 3:24 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonWed 3:24 AM1802 km1119 miles973 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloWed 3:24 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmWest-southwest WSW

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