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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: 97%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 131° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.2"937.99 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.80 minorth937.95 mi
24 hours11° 43' 33.0"757.97 mieast0° 10' 16.9"11.79 misouth758.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiWed 9:46 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaWed 10:46 PM1192 km740 miles643 nmNorth N
QuezonWed 9:46 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest-southwest WSW
KumamotoWed 10:46 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmNorth N
ManilaWed 9:46 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoochowWed 9:46 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaWed 10:46 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaWed 10:46 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmNorth N
KitakyushuWed 10:46 PM1441 km896 miles778 nmNorth N
XiamenWed 9:46 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW

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