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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 4:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%

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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' North, Longitude: 136° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.25 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.23 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.6"973.44 miWest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 miSouth973.78 mi
24 hours11° 08' 19.7"746.19 miEast3° 32' 26.2"243.39 miSouth790.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokMon 1:38 AM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaMon 2:38 AM880 km547 miles475 nmEast E
SaipanMon 2:38 AM981 km610 miles530 nmEast E
DavaoMon 12:38 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosMon 12:38 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonMon 12:38 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest W
ManilaMon 12:38 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 1:38 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 1:38 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoMon 12:38 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSouthwest SW

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