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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: 68%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 134° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"992.39 miwest0° 10' 05.3"11.56 misouth992.69 mi
24 hours11° 01' 43.0"752.69 mieast4° 14' 46.4"291.80 misouth810.91 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 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
KororWed 4:34 AM226 km141 miles122 nmSouth S
DavaoWed 3:34 AM990 km615 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosWed 3:34 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariWed 4:34 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 5:34 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoWed 3:34 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 4:34 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuezonWed 3:34 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaWed 3:34 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest-northwest WNW

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