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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 15:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 101° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"937.83 miwest0° 00' 29.5"0.56 minorth937.80 mi
24 hours11° 43' 43.1"758.04 mieast0° 15' 09.5"17.38 misouth758.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Luang PrabangWed 10:52 PM131 km82 miles71 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Chiang RaiWed 10:52 PM205 km127 miles111 nmWest-southwest WSW
Xam NeuaWed 10:52 PM273 km169 miles147 nmEast E
VientianeWed 10:52 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Chiang MaiWed 10:52 PM351 km218 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
Udon ThaniWed 10:52 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HanoiWed 10:52 PM454 km282 miles245 nmEast E
KunmingWed 11:52 PM475 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khon KaenWed 10:52 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Hai PhongWed 10:52 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast E

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