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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 12:26:00 PM.

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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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' North, Longitude: 106° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 438.87 meters/second, 1579.9 kilometres/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 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"16.36 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.5"981.54 miWest0° 08' 38.3"9.90 miNorth981.31 mi
24 hours10° 56' 22.5"738.13 miEast3° 09' 38.4"217.30 miNorth764.68 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
KratiéSat 7:26 PM33 km20 miles18 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Stung TrengSat 7:26 PM90 km56 miles48 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kampong ChhnangSat 7:26 PM172 km107 miles93 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phnom PenhSat 7:26 PM188 km117 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
Ho Chi MinhSat 7:26 PM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Siem ReapSat 7:26 PM259 km161 miles140 nmWest-northwest WNW
PakseSat 7:26 PM266 km166 miles144 nmNorth N
Phan ThiếtSat 7:26 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSoutheast SE
Cần ThơSat 7:26 PM301 km187 miles163 nmSouth S
BattambangSat 7:26 PM325 km202 miles175 nmWest W

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