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, December 20, 2012 at 11:24:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 38' ||North|
|Longitude: ||99° 22' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.45 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 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' 32.9"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 56.2"||1003.14 mi||west||0° 10' 56.2"||12.53 mi||north||1003.09 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 37.4"||743.08 mi||east||4° 12' 06.9"||288.77 mi||north||794.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|George Town||Thu 7:24 PM||137 km||85 miles||74 nm|| NE|
|Medan||Thu 6:24 PM||139 km||87 miles||75 nm|| SSW|
|Pematangsiantar||Thu 6:24 PM||187 km||116 miles||101 nm|| SSW|
|Langkawi||Thu 7:24 PM||194 km||121 miles||105 nm|| NNE|
|Ipoh||Thu 7:24 PM||194 km||121 miles||105 nm|| E|
|Alor Setar||Thu 7:24 PM||198 km||123 miles||107 nm|| NE|
|Hat Yai||Thu 6:24 PM||289 km||180 miles||156 nm|| NNE|
|Kuala Lumpur||Thu 7:24 PM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm|| ESE|
|Seremban||Thu 7:24 PM||354 km||220 miles||191 nm|| SE|
|Phuket||Thu 6:24 PM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm|| NNW|
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