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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 kilometres/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaWed 5:24 AM125 km78 miles68 nmEast E
MelekeokWed 4:24 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouthwest SW
KororWed 4:24 AM359 km223 miles194 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

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