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 14:36:00 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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||119° 36' ||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:
|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' 44.7"||937.99 mi||west||0° 00' 36.8"||0.70 mi||north||937.95 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 37.3"||758.05 mi||east||0° 12' 14.0"||14.03 mi||south||758.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kaohsiung||Wed 10:36 PM||255 km||158 miles||138 nm|| NNE|
|Taichung||Wed 10:36 PM||377 km||234 miles||204 nm|| NNE|
|Shantou||Wed 10:36 PM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm|| NW|
|Xiamen||Wed 10:36 PM||425 km||264 miles||229 nm|| NNW|
|Hsinchu||Wed 10:36 PM||456 km||283 miles||246 nm|| NNE|
|Taipei||Wed 10:36 PM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm|| NNE|
|Baguio City||Wed 10:36 PM||506 km||315 miles||273 nm|| SSE|
|Foochow||Wed 10:36 PM||575 km||357 miles||311 nm|| N|
|Kowloon||Wed 10:36 PM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm|| WNW|
|Hong Kong||Wed 10:36 PM||583 km||362 miles||315 nm|| WNW|
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