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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 46' North, Longitude: 116° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.7"1002.12 miwest0° 11' 11.4"12.82 misouth1002.34 mi
24 hours11° 11' 58.9"772.01 mieast4° 36' 23.9"316.52 misouth836.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluThu 5:32 AM168 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
Bandar Seri BegawanThu 5:32 AM226 km140 miles122 nmWest W
Pekan TutongThu 5:32 AM260 km161 miles140 nmWest W
Kuala BelaitThu 5:32 AM308 km191 miles166 nmWest W
MiriThu 5:32 AM336 km209 miles182 nmWest W
Puerto PrincesaThu 5:32 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SamarindaThu 5:32 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
Zamboanga CityThu 5:32 AM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
BalikpapanThu 5:32 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
PaluThu 5:32 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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