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 20:52:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.31 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 30.6"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.1"||0.00 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 41.7"||937.70 mi||west||0° 00' 00.1"||0.00 mi||north||937.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 53.5"||758.15 mi||east||0° 26' 54.7"||30.86 mi||south||759.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Wed 9:52 PM||660 km||410 miles||356 nm|| NW|
|Khartoum||Wed 11:52 PM||718 km||446 miles||388 nm|| SE|
|Hurghada||Wed 10:52 PM||875 km||544 miles||473 nm|| NE|
|Port Sudan||Wed 11:52 PM||906 km||563 miles||489 nm|| E|
|Kassala||Wed 11:52 PM||1019 km||633 miles||550 nm|| SE|
|Al Jizah||Wed 10:52 PM||1039 km||645 miles||561 nm|| NNE|
|Cairo||Wed 10:52 PM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm|| NNE|
|Jeddah||Wed 11:52 PM||1093 km||679 miles||590 nm|| E|
|Alexandria||Wed 10:52 PM||1147 km||713 miles||619 nm|| N|
|Makkah||Wed 11:52 PM||1160 km||721 miles||626 nm|| E|
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