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 15:52:00 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 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 39' ||North|
|Longitude: ||112° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.06 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 01.8"||0.03 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.4"||939.40 mi||west||0° 01' 51.2"||2.13 mi||south||939.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 36.9"||757.09 mi||east||1° 10' 56.8"||81.35 mi||south||764.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Macau||Thu 11:52 PM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm|| NNE|
|Hong Kong||Thu 11:52 PM||224 km||139 miles||121 nm|| NE|
|Kowloon||Thu 11:52 PM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| NE|
|Shenzhen||Thu 11:52 PM||258 km||160 miles||139 nm|| NNE|
|Foshan||Thu 11:52 PM||263 km||164 miles||142 nm|| N|
|Guangzhou||Thu 11:52 PM||276 km||172 miles||149 nm|| N|
|Haikou||Thu 11:52 PM||280 km||174 miles||151 nm|| WSW|
|Shantou||Thu 11:52 PM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm|| NE|
|Nanning||Thu 11:52 PM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm|| WNW|
|Guilin||Thu 11:52 PM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm|| NNW|
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