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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 72%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' North, Longitude: 118° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 53.3"982.02 miwest0° 08' 41.2"9.95 minorth981.79 mi
24 hours10° 55' 57.9"738.02 mieast3° 10' 57.2"218.80 minorth765.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaSat 7:36 PM323 km200 miles174 nmSouth S
OlongapoSat 7:36 PM326 km203 miles176 nmNortheast NE
MakatiSat 7:36 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
ManilaSat 7:36 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNortheast NE
AngelesSat 7:36 PM373 km232 miles202 nmNortheast NE
QuezonSat 7:36 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNortheast NE
MabalacatSat 7:36 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNortheast NE
Tarlac CitySat 7:36 PM403 km250 miles217 nmNortheast NE
Baguio CitySat 7:36 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Iloilo CitySat 7:36 PM513 km318 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
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