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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 2:52:00 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: 99%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 127° 43' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.1"939.15 miWest0° 01' 45.3"2.01 miSouth939.24 mi
24 hours11° 41' 51.0"757.14 miEast1° 08' 37.2"78.67 miSouth763.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaThu 11:52 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth N
KaohsiungThu 10:52 PM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaipeiThu 10:52 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CityThu 10:52 PM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonThu 10:52 PM968 km601 miles523 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiThu 10:52 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaThu 10:52 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowThu 10:52 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenThu 10:52 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouThu 10:52 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW

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