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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' North, Longitude: 114° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.47 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.1"967.16 miwest0° 07' 02.2"8.07 minorth966.91 mi
24 hours11° 10' 15.3"743.15 mieast2° 28' 02.0"169.67 minorth757.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouSun 8:36 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
OlongapoSun 8:36 PM642 km399 miles346 nmEast E
Da NangSun 7:36 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest W
Baguio CitySun 8:36 PM664 km412 miles358 nmEast E
Tarlac CitySun 8:36 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast E
MabalacatSun 8:36 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
AngelesSun 8:36 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast E
Nha TrangSun 7:36 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSouthwest SW
MacauSun 8:36 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth N
Hong KongSun 8:36 PM707 km440 miles382 nmNorth N

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