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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 115° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.2"939.37 miwest0° 01' 50.1"2.11 misouth939.47 mi
24 hours11° 41' 39.3"757.11 mieast1° 10' 34.0"80.91 misouth764.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonThu 11:42 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hong KongThu 11:42 PM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenThu 11:42 PM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauThu 11:42 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouThu 11:42 PM329 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuangzhouThu 11:42 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanThu 11:42 PM350 km217 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenThu 11:42 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HaikouThu 11:42 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
KaohsiungThu 11:42 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
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