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 14:52:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||North|
|Longitude: ||127° 27' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.98 meters/second, 1511.9 km/hour, 939.5 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' 30.7"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.2"||939.22 mi||west||0° 01' 45.4"||2.01 mi||south||939.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 50.7"||757.19 mi||east||1° 08' 39.9"||78.73 mi||south||764.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Thu 11:52 PM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm|| N|
|Kaohsiung||Thu 10:52 PM||770 km||478 miles||416 nm|| WNW|
|Taipei||Thu 10:52 PM||779 km||484 miles||420 nm|| NW|
|Baguio City||Thu 10:52 PM||864 km||537 miles||466 nm|| WSW|
|Quezon||Thu 10:52 PM||947 km||589 miles||511 nm|| SW|
|Manila||Thu 10:52 PM||958 km||596 miles||518 nm|| SW|
|Makati||Thu 10:52 PM||962 km||598 miles||519 nm|| SW|
|Foochow||Thu 10:52 PM||1019 km||633 miles||550 nm|| NW|
|Xiamen||Thu 10:52 PM||1051 km||653 miles||567 nm|| WNW|
|Shantou||Thu 10:52 PM||1151 km||715 miles||622 nm|| WNW|
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