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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 97° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 kilometres/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.1"999.17 miWest0° 11' 51.6"13.58 miSouth999.10 mi
24 hours12° 14' 25.2"843.25 miEast4° 38' 53.6"319.43 miSouth897.97 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 7:26 AM529 km328 miles285 nmEast-northeast ENE
PadangSat 7:26 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JambiSat 7:26 AM766 km476 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
BantamSat 6:56 AM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
PalembangSat 7:26 AM820 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 7:26 AM973 km605 miles526 nmNorth N
BatamSat 7:26 AM979 km608 miles528 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 8:26 AM988 km614 miles533 nmNortheast NE
Pangkal PinangSat 7:26 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
Johor BahruSat 8:26 AM996 km619 miles538 nmNortheast NE

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