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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 3:52:00 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 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 113° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.06 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' 40.4"939.33 miWest0° 01' 51.0"2.12 miSouth939.43 mi
24 hours11° 41' 37.3"757.04 miEast1° 10' 54.4"81.29 miSouth764.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauThu 11:52 PM175 km109 miles94 nmNorth N
Hong KongThu 11:52 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonThu 11:52 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenThu 11:52 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanThu 11:52 PM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
GuangzhouThu 11:52 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNorth N
HaikouThu 11:52 PM307 km191 miles166 nmWest-southwest WSW
ShantouThu 11:52 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNortheast NE
NanningThu 11:52 PM561 km348 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuilinThu 11:52 PM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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