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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 = Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 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 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 38' North, Longitude: 116° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 439.05 meters/second, 1580.6 kilometres/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 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' 32.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 53.2"981.95 miWest0° 08' 40.8"9.94 miNorth981.72 mi
24 hours10° 56' 01.8"738.04 miEast3° 10' 44.6"218.56 miNorth764.96 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
Puerto PrincesaSat 7:44 PM414 km257 miles223 nmSoutheast SE
OlongapoSat 7:44 PM490 km304 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
AngelesSat 7:44 PM535 km332 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
MabalacatSat 7:44 PM538 km334 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManilaSat 7:44 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabuyaoSat 7:44 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tarlac CitySat 7:44 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
QuezonSat 7:44 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kota KinabaluSat 7:44 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth S
Cebu CitySat 7:44 PM862 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE

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