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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 21:44:00 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 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' North, Longitude: 103° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.15 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.3"993.41 miwest0° 10' 11.7"11.68 misouth993.71 mi
24 hours11° 02' 04.7"753.87 mieast4° 16' 58.9"294.32 misouth812.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SihanoukvilleWed 4:44 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơWed 4:44 AM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
Phnom PenhWed 4:44 AM349 km217 miles189 nmNortheast NE
Hat YaiWed 4:44 AM361 km225 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
Alor SetarWed 5:44 AM437 km271 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
Ho Chi MinhWed 4:44 AM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
BattambangWed 4:44 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth N
Siem ReapWed 4:44 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
PattayaWed 4:44 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
George TownWed 5:44 AM499 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW

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