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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 20:54:00 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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' North, Longitude: 115° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.98 meters/second, 1598.3 km/hour, 993.2 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' 28.3"993.02 miwest0° 10' 09.3"11.63 misouth993.32 mi
24 hours11° 01' 55.8"753.41 mieast4° 16' 08.1"293.35 misouth812.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluWed 4:54 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto PrincesaWed 4:54 AM397 km247 miles214 nmEast E
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 4:54 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
Pekan TutongWed 4:54 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouth S
Kuala BelaitWed 4:54 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MiriWed 4:54 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nha TrangWed 3:54 AM738 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
BacolodWed 4:54 AM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakatiWed 4:54 AM873 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE
ManilaWed 4:54 AM876 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
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