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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 16:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' North, Longitude: 120° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.1"946.83 miwest0° 04' 09.6"4.77 misouth947.04 mi
24 hours11° 32' 54.7"753.39 mieast2° 04' 28.0"142.67 misouth771.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CitySat 12:12 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth S
KaohsiungSat 12:12 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
Tarlac CitySat 12:12 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
MabalacatSat 12:12 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth S
AngelesSat 12:12 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
OlongapoSat 12:12 AM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
TaichungSat 12:12 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
QuezonSat 12:12 AM535 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManilaSat 12:12 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
MakatiSat 12:12 AM551 km342 miles298 nmSouth S
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