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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 21:34:00 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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 03' North, Longitude: 105° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 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"993.33 miwest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 misouth993.63 mi
24 hours11° 02' 02.9"753.78 mieast4° 16' 48.8"294.13 misouth812.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơWed 4:34 AM115 km72 miles62 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ho Chi MinhWed 4:34 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNortheast NE
SihanoukvilleWed 4:34 AM276 km172 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
Phnom PenhWed 4:34 AM287 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapWed 4:34 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangWed 4:34 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nha TrangWed 4:34 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNortheast NE
Hat YaiWed 4:34 AM596 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuantanWed 5:34 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alor SetarWed 5:34 AM650 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
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