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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 2:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 115° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 meters/second, 1509.9 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' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"937.90 miWest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 miNorth937.87 mi
24 hours11° 43' 38.9"758.01 miEast0° 12' 58.2"14.87 miSouth758.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonWed 10:56 PM179 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hong KongWed 10:56 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenWed 10:56 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauWed 10:56 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
ZhuhaiWed 10:56 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanWed 10:56 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorthwest NW
GuangzhouWed 10:56 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouWed 10:56 PM321 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZhanjiangWed 10:56 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest W
HaikouWed 10:56 PM498 km309 miles269 nmWest W

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