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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 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' 06.5"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.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhFri 6:36 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cần ThơFri 6:36 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
Phnom PenhFri 6:36 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangFri 6:36 PM416 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SihanoukvilleFri 6:36 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
Siem ReapFri 6:36 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangFri 6:36 PM664 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
PakseFri 6:36 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Da NangFri 6:36 PM801 km498 miles432 nmNorth N
Hat YaiFri 6:36 PM802 km499 miles433 nmWest-southwest WSW
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