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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 13:46:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||131° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 30.7"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.2"||938.06 mi||west||0° 00' 41.5"||0.80 mi||north||938.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 33.0"||758.02 mi||east||0° 10' 16.9"||11.79 mi||south||758.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taipei||Wed 9:46 PM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Wed 10:46 PM||1192 km||740 miles||643 nm|| N|
|Quezon||Wed 9:46 PM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm|| WSW|
|Kumamoto||Wed 10:46 PM||1325 km||823 miles||715 nm|| N|
|Manila||Wed 9:46 PM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| WSW|
|Foochow||Wed 9:46 PM||1390 km||863 miles||750 nm|| WNW|
|Fukuoka||Wed 10:46 PM||1421 km||883 miles||767 nm|| N|
|Matsuyama||Wed 10:46 PM||1440 km||895 miles||778 nm|| N|
|Kitakyushu||Wed 10:46 PM||1441 km||896 miles||778 nm|| N|
|Xiamen||Wed 9:46 PM||1453 km||903 miles||785 nm|| WNW|
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