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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 14:26:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||98° 09' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.03 meters/second, 1501.3 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.9"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 59.9"||932.57 mi||west||0° 03' 23.9"||3.90 mi||north||932.40 mi|
|24 hours||12° 12' 12.6"||784.96 mi||east||0° 52' 08.4"||59.80 mi||north||784.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mandalay||Thu 8:56 PM||218 km||135 miles||118 nm|| W|
|Naypyidaw||Thu 8:56 PM||297 km||185 miles||160 nm|| SW|
|Chiang Mai||Thu 9:26 PM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm|| SSE|
|Luang Prabang||Thu 9:26 PM||457 km||284 miles||247 nm|| ESE|
|Yangon||Thu 8:56 PM||577 km||358 miles||311 nm|| SSW|
|Kunming||Thu 10:26 PM||601 km||373 miles||324 nm|| NE|
|Vientiane||Thu 9:26 PM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| SE|
|Chittagong||Thu 8:26 PM||660 km||410 miles||357 nm|| W|
|Udon Thani||Thu 9:26 PM||675 km||419 miles||364 nm|| SE|
|Khon Kaen||Thu 9:26 PM||757 km||470 miles||409 nm|| SE|
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