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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: 62%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' North, Longitude: 113° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.75 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.6"994.74 miwest0° 09' 59.2"11.44 minorth994.58 mi
24 hours10° 47' 08.2"737.31 mieast3° 45' 40.3"258.51 minorth777.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluFri 7:10 PM399 km248 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 7:10 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pekan TutongFri 7:10 PM451 km280 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kuala BelaitFri 7:10 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
MiriFri 7:10 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth S
Puerto PrincesaFri 7:10 PM552 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nha TrangFri 6:10 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhFri 6:10 PM808 km502 miles436 nmWest-northwest WNW
KuchingFri 7:10 PM888 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cần ThơFri 6:10 PM892 km555 miles482 nmWest W
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