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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 21:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 04' North, Longitude: 107° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.08 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.3"993.25 miwest0° 10' 10.7"11.66 misouth993.55 mi
24 hours11° 02' 01.1"753.69 mieast4° 16' 38.6"293.94 misouth812.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhWed 4:24 AM228 km142 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơWed 4:24 AM256 km159 miles138 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangWed 4:24 AM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhWed 4:24 AM429 km266 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
SihanoukvilleWed 4:24 AM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
Siem ReapWed 4:24 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangWed 4:24 AM680 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
PakseWed 4:24 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Da NangWed 4:24 AM775 km481 miles418 nmNorth N
Hat YaiWed 4:24 AM851 km528 miles459 nmWest-southwest WSW
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