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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 20:34:00 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 13' North, Longitude: 120° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.2"992.86 miwest0° 10' 08.3"11.61 misouth993.16 mi
24 hours11° 01' 52.4"753.22 mieast4° 15' 47.5"292.96 misouth811.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaWed 4:34 AM152 km94 miles82 nmWest-northwest WNW
Iloilo CityWed 4:34 AM324 km201 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
Zamboanga CityWed 4:34 AM341 km212 miles184 nmSoutheast SE
BacolodWed 4:34 AM360 km224 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cebu CityWed 4:34 AM442 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
Marawi CityWed 4:34 AM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cagayan de OroWed 4:34 AM516 km321 miles279 nmEast E
Kota KinabaluWed 4:34 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiWed 4:34 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth N
ManilaWed 4:34 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth N
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