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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 = Sunday, December 23, 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: 80%

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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' North, Longitude: 114° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 432.47 meters/second, 1556.9 kilometres/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.7 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' 32.4"16.12 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.1"967.17 miWest0° 07' 02.3"8.07 miNorth966.92 mi
24 hours11° 10' 14.6"743.14 miEast2° 28' 04.2"169.71 miNorth757.60 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
OlongapoSun 8:36 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast E
Tarlac CitySun 8:36 PM635 km395 miles343 nmEast E
MabalacatSun 8:36 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
AngelesSun 8:36 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast E
HaikouSun 8:36 PM648 km402 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
ManilaSun 8:36 PM692 km430 miles374 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuezonSun 8:36 PM698 km433 miles377 nmEast E
MacauSun 8:36 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth N
Hong KongSun 8:36 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth N
KowloonSun 8:36 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth N

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