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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 11:34:00 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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 40' North, Longitude: 97° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 448.44 meters/second, 1614.4 kilometres/hour, 1003.1 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' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.3"1003.04 miWest0° 10' 55.9"12.52 miNorth1002.98 mi
24 hours10° 46' 35.6"742.97 miEast4° 11' 58.6"288.59 miNorth794.36 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
MedanThu 6:34 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
Banda AcehThu 6:34 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-northwest WNW
PematangsiantarThu 6:34 PM279 km173 miles151 nmSoutheast SE
George TownThu 7:34 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhuketThu 6:34 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alor SetarThu 7:34 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
KangarThu 7:34 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohThu 7:34 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast E
Hat YaiThu 6:34 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
Shah AlamThu 7:34 PM510 km317 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE

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