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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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 16:22:00 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: 98%

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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' North, Longitude: 129° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"958.90 miwest0° 06' 16.3"7.19 misouth959.20 mi
24 hours11° 20' 33.3"748.97 mieast2° 52' 06.4"197.23 misouth779.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonSun 12:22 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baguio CitySun 12:22 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
ManilaSun 12:22 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiSun 12:22 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CitySun 12:22 AM969 km602 miles523 nmSouthwest SW
BacolodSun 12:22 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiSun 12:22 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoSun 12:22 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokSun 1:22 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth-southeast SSE
General SantosSun 12:22 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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