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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 11' North
Longitude: 117° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.95 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.2"993.01 miwest0° 10' 08.7"11.62 misouth993.32 mi
24 hours11° 01' 54.3"753.38 mieast4° 15' 58.9"293.20 misouth811.98 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 AM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kota KinabaluWed 4:44 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 4:44 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pekan TutongWed 4:44 AM567 km353 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zamboanga CityWed 4:44 AM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
Iloilo CityWed 4:44 AM599 km372 miles323 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala BelaitWed 4:44 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouthwest SW
BacolodWed 4:44 AM640 km397 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE
MiriWed 4:44 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiWed 4:44 AM718 km446 miles387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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