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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 3:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 102° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 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' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"937.84 miWest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 miNorth937.81 mi
24 hours11° 43' 42.7"758.03 miEast0° 14' 55.4"17.11 miSouth758.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Xam NeuaWed 10:46 PM128 km80 miles69 nmEast-southeast ESE
Luang PrabangWed 10:46 PM140 km87 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
HanoiWed 10:46 PM303 km189 miles164 nmEast E
VientianeWed 10:46 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouth S
Udon ThaniWed 10:46 PM388 km241 miles209 nmSouth S
Hai PhongWed 10:46 PM390 km242 miles210 nmEast E
KunmingWed 11:46 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
Chiang MaiWed 10:46 PM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
Khon KaenWed 10:46 PM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth S
SavannakhetWed 10:46 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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