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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 14:46:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||North|
|Longitude: ||128° 54' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.97 meters/second, 1511.9 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.4 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"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.0"||939.20 mi||west||0° 01' 44.8"||2.00 mi||south||939.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 52.2"||757.20 mi||east||1° 08' 26.0"||78.47 mi||south||764.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Thu 11:46 PM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm|| NNW|
|Taipei||Thu 10:46 PM||900 km||559 miles||486 nm|| NW|
|Kaohsiung||Thu 10:46 PM||912 km||567 miles||493 nm|| WNW|
|Baguio City||Thu 10:46 PM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm|| WSW|
|Quezon||Thu 10:46 PM||1063 km||661 miles||574 nm|| SW|
|Manila||Thu 10:46 PM||1074 km||667 miles||580 nm|| SW|
|Foochow||Thu 10:46 PM||1149 km||714 miles||620 nm|| WNW|
|Xiamen||Thu 10:46 PM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Thu 11:46 PM||1219 km||758 miles||658 nm|| N|
|Shantou||Thu 10:46 PM||1296 km||806 miles||700 nm|| WNW|
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