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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: 63%

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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' North, Longitude: 92° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.45 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.57 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.4"994.08 miwest0° 09' 55.2"11.36 minorth993.91 mi
24 hours10° 47' 27.3"737.18 mieast3° 43' 49.0"256.39 minorth776.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairFri 6:06 PM291 km181 miles157 nmNorth N
Banda AcehFri 7:36 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketFri 7:36 PM642 km399 miles347 nmEast E
Hat YaiFri 7:36 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedanFri 7:36 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
YangonFri 7:06 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangkokFri 7:36 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 8:36 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmEast-southeast ESE
NaypyidawFri 7:06 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhFri 7:36 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast-northeast ENE

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