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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: 58%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' North, Longitude: 128° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.95 meters/second, 1612.6 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' 17.5"1001.92 miwest0° 11' 09.9"12.79 misouth1002.14 mi
24 hours11° 11' 28.4"771.26 mieast4° 35' 55.1"315.97 misouth835.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
General SantosThu 4:44 AM377 km234 miles203 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoThu 4:44 AM386 km240 miles209 nmNorthwest NW
TernateThu 5:44 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SofifiThu 5:44 AM471 km292 miles254 nmSouth S
ManadoThu 4:44 AM545 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
Marawi CityThu 4:44 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorthwest NW
Cagayan de OroThu 4:44 AM569 km353 miles307 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 5:44 AM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
GorontaloThu 4:44 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSouthwest SW
Cebu CityThu 4:44 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorthwest NW

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