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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 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at 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:

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"939.40 miwest0° 01' 51.2"2.13 misouth939.50 mi
24 hours11° 41' 36.9"757.09 mieast1° 10' 56.8"81.35 misouth764.31 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 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongThu 11:52 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNortheast NE
KowloonThu 11:52 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
ShenzhenThu 11:52 PM258 km160 miles139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanThu 11:52 PM263 km164 miles142 nmNorth N
GuangzhouThu 11:52 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNorth N
HaikouThu 11:52 PM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
ShantouThu 11:52 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNortheast NE
NanningThu 11:52 PM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuilinThu 11:52 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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