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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 20:34:00 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: 58%

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 57' North, Longitude: 131° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.6"1001.87 miwest0° 11' 09.6"12.78 misouth1002.09 mi
24 hours11° 11' 21.2"771.09 mieast4° 35' 48.2"315.84 misouth834.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 5:34 AM486 km302 miles262 nmNortheast NE
SofifiThu 5:34 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
TernateThu 5:34 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoThu 4:34 AM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosThu 4:34 AM664 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariThu 5:34 AM725 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoThu 4:34 AM789 km491 miles426 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityThu 4:34 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorthwest NW
AmbonThu 5:34 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloThu 4:34 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW

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