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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 1:08:00 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: 35%

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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 87° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.4"998.89 miWest0° 11' 51.1"13.57 miSouth998.82 mi
24 hours12° 15' 40.5"844.50 miEast4° 38' 27.5"318.93 miSouth898.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanSat 8:08 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:38 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 6:38 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluSat 8:08 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmEast E
Diego GarciaSat 7:08 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurSat 9:08 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSat 6:08 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:38 AM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangSat 8:08 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 9:08 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-northeast ENE

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