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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: 26%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 38' South
Longitude: 124° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.40 meters/second, 1589.0 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 28' 30.3"987.24 miwest0° 11' 16.4"12.91 misouth987.05 mi
24 hours13° 00' 14.9"886.93 mieast4° 16' 10.2"293.49 misouth928.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangSun 7:26 AM85 km53 miles46 nmSouthwest SW
SuaiSun 8:26 AM127 km79 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
SameSun 8:26 AM179 km111 miles97 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSun 8:26 AM197 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
BaucauSun 8:26 AM284 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
EndeSun 7:26 AM286 km177 miles154 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaSun 7:26 AM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariSun 7:26 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 7:26 AM720 km448 miles389 nmNorthwest NW
AmbonSun 8:26 AM793 km493 miles428 nmNortheast NE
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