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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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11:36:00 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: 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' North, Longitude: 107° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 kilometres/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 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' 33.1"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.5"994.54 miWest0° 09' 58.1"11.42 miNorth994.38 mi
24 hours10° 47' 13.7"737.27 miEast3° 45' 07.2"257.88 miNorth777.02 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
Ho Chi MinhFri 6:36 PM229 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cần ThơFri 6:36 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
Phan ThiếtFri 6:36 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhFri 6:36 PM411 km256 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangFri 6:36 PM416 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SihanoukvilleFri 6:36 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
Stung TrengFri 6:36 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala TerengganuFri 7:36 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
Siem ReapFri 6:36 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
Kota BharuFri 7:36 PM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW

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