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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: 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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' North, Longitude: 99° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.45 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 56.2"1003.08 miwest0° 10' 56.2"12.53 minorth1003.03 mi
24 hours10° 46' 37.5"743.03 mieast4° 12' 08.1"288.77 minorth794.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George TownThu 7:24 PM116 km72 miles62 nmNortheast NE
MedanThu 6:24 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouthwest SW
IpohThu 7:24 PM164 km102 miles89 nmEast E
Alor SetarThu 7:24 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LangkawiThu 7:24 PM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth N
PematangsiantarThu 6:24 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hat YaiThu 6:24 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurThu 7:24 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
SerembanThu 7:24 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketThu 6:24 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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