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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 11' North, Longitude: 117° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.2"992.94 miwest0° 10' 08.7"11.62 misouth993.24 mi
24 hours11° 01' 54.0"753.32 mieast4° 15' 57.9"293.16 misouth811.91 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 4:44 AM140 km87 miles75 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kota KinabaluWed 4:44 AM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 4:44 AM553 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zamboanga CityWed 4:44 AM554 km345 miles299 nmEast-southeast ESE
Iloilo CityWed 4:44 AM570 km354 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pekan TutongWed 4:44 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
BacolodWed 4:44 AM611 km380 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala BelaitWed 4:44 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
MiriWed 4:44 AM663 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiWed 4:44 AM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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