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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 16:38:00 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 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' North, Longitude: 125° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.84 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.4"959.05 miwest0° 06' 17.6"7.21 misouth959.35 mi
24 hours11° 20' 24.7"748.93 mieast2° 52' 35.7"197.79 misouth779.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CitySun 12:38 AM514 km319 miles277 nmWest W
QuezonSun 12:38 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tarlac CitySun 12:38 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 12:38 AM551 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiSun 12:38 AM553 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
MabalacatSun 12:38 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
AngelesSun 12:38 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
OlongapoSun 12:38 AM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
BacolodSun 12:38 AM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cebu CitySun 12:38 AM794 km494 miles429 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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