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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.

December Solstice 2012

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 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11:11:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 48' North
Longitude: 113° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 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"994.79 miwest0° 09' 59.2"11.44 minorth994.63 mi
24 hours10° 47' 08.7"737.36 mieast3° 45' 37.7"258.48 minorth777.32 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 7:11 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSoutheast SE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 7:11 PM466 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pekan TutongFri 7:11 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kuala BelaitFri 7:11 PM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MiriFri 7:11 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
Nha TrangFri 6:11 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto PrincesaFri 7:11 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast E
Ho Chi MinhFri 6:11 PM754 km468 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơFri 6:11 PM837 km520 miles452 nmWest W
KuchingFri 7:11 PM865 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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