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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 = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:18:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' North, Longitude: 101° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 kilometres/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 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' 32.9"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.1"1003.10 miWest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 miNorth1003.05 mi
24 hours10° 46' 38.7"743.07 miEast4° 12' 13.8"288.88 miNorth794.58 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
IpohThu 7:18 PM3 km2 miles1 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownThu 7:18 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurThu 7:18 PM175 km109 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Shah AlamThu 7:18 PM177 km110 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alor SetarThu 7:18 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kota BharuThu 7:18 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNortheast NE
NilaiThu 7:18 PM215 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KangarThu 7:18 PM225 km140 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanThu 7:18 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LangkawiThu 7:18 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW

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