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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' North, Longitude: 103° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.83 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.36 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.2"981.45 miWest0° 08' 37.6"9.88 miNorth981.22 mi
24 hours10° 56' 27.6"738.16 miEast3° 09' 22.6"216.99 miNorth764.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Siem ReapSat 7:36 PM68 km42 miles37 nmNorth N
BattambangSat 7:36 PM70 km43 miles38 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kampong ChhnangSat 7:36 PM115 km72 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
Phnom PenhSat 7:36 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSoutheast SE
SihanoukvilleSat 7:36 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth S
KratiéSat 7:36 PM249 km155 miles134 nmEast E
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 7:36 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
PattayaSat 7:36 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest W
PakseSat 7:36 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
BangkokSat 7:36 PM368 km229 miles199 nmWest-northwest WNW

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