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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 19:24:00 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: 69%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' North, Longitude: 136° 59' 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"992.30 miwest0° 10' 04.7"11.54 misouth992.61 mi
24 hours11° 01' 41.5"752.60 mieast4° 14' 34.9"291.58 misouth810.75 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 AM123 km77 miles66 nmEast E
MelekeokWed 4:24 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 5:24 AM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariWed 4:24 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoWed 3:24 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmWest W
General SantosWed 3:24 AM1353 km841 miles730 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 4:24 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoWed 3:24 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloWed 3:24 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonWed 3:24 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW

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