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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 = Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 2:36:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 119° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.43 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.92 miWest0° 00' 36.9"0.70 miNorth937.89 mi
24 hours11° 43' 37.3"758.00 miEast0° 12' 11.4"13.98 miSouth758.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungWed 10:36 PM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaichungWed 10:36 PM371 km231 miles200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShantouWed 10:36 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenWed 10:36 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuWed 10:36 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Taoyuan CityWed 10:36 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiWed 10:36 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CityWed 10:36 PM501 km311 miles271 nmSouth S
FoochowWed 10:36 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
KowloonWed 10:36 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW

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