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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' North, Longitude: 101° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 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' 08.5"0.17 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.1"981.35 miWest0° 08' 37.1"9.87 miNorth981.12 mi
24 hours10° 56' 32.6"738.18 miEast3° 09' 06.7"216.69 miNorth764.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PattayaSat 7:46 PM48 km30 miles26 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangkokSat 7:46 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorthwest NW
Hua HinSat 7:46 PM150 km93 miles81 nmWest W
BattambangSat 7:46 PM207 km129 miles112 nmEast E
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 7:46 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Siem ReapSat 7:46 PM284 km176 miles153 nmEast-northeast ENE
SihanoukvilleSat 7:46 PM340 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
Nakhon SawanSat 7:46 PM347 km216 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DaweiSat 7:16 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
Phnom PenhSat 7:46 PM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-southeast ESE

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