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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 19:34:00 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: 68%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 134° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.69 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"992.38 miwest0° 10' 05.1"11.55 misouth992.69 mi
24 hours11° 01' 42.9"752.68 mieast4° 14' 45.3"291.78 misouth810.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokWed 4:34 AM208 km130 miles113 nmSouth S
KororWed 4:34 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth S
DavaoWed 3:34 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosWed 3:34 AM1097 km681 miles592 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariWed 4:34 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 5:34 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoWed 3:34 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 4:34 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuezonWed 3:34 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaWed 3:34 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest-northwest WNW
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