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, October 4, 2012 at 20:20:00 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: 81%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||103° 09' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.14 meters/second, 1516.1 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.6 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' 31.1"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 03.8"||941.81 mi||west||0° 02' 47.3"||3.20 mi||north||941.68 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 57.0"||754.73 mi||east||0° 40' 33.9"||46.51 mi||north||754.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Xam Neua||Fri 3:20 AM||94 km||58 miles||51 nm|| E|
|Luang Prabang||Fri 3:20 AM||117 km||73 miles||63 nm|| WSW|
|Vientiane||Fri 3:20 AM||267 km||166 miles||144 nm|| SSW|
|Hanoi||Fri 3:20 AM||292 km||181 miles||158 nm|| ENE|
|Udon Thani||Fri 3:20 AM||326 km||202 miles||176 nm|| S|
|Hai Phong||Fri 3:20 AM||372 km||231 miles||201 nm|| E|
|Khon Kaen||Fri 3:20 AM||432 km||269 miles||234 nm|| S|
|Savannakhet||Fri 3:20 AM||449 km||279 miles||243 nm|| SSE|
|Chiang Mai||Fri 3:20 AM||469 km||292 miles||253 nm|| WSW|
|Kunming||Fri 4:20 AM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm|| N|
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