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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 125° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.45 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.3 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' 44.9"937.95 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth937.92 mi
24 hours11° 43' 35.3"757.98 mieast0° 11' 19.9"12.99 misouth758.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungWed 10:14 PM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungWed 10:14 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
TaipeiWed 10:14 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
Taoyuan CityWed 10:14 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
HsinchuWed 10:14 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
NahaWed 11:14 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CityWed 10:14 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonWed 10:14 PM812 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaWed 10:14 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakatiWed 10:14 PM828 km515 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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