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 16:02:00 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 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 39' ||North|
|Longitude: ||110° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.08 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 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"||939.43 mi||west||0° 01' 52.1"||2.14 mi||south||939.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 34.6"||757.07 mi||east||1° 11' 19.8"||81.78 mi||south||764.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Haikou||Fri 12:02 AM||69 km||43 miles||37 nm|| SSW|
|Nanning||Fri 12:02 AM||332 km||206 miles||179 nm|| NW|
|Macau||Fri 12:02 AM||357 km||222 miles||193 nm|| ENE|
|Foshan||Fri 12:02 AM||376 km||234 miles||203 nm|| NE|
|Guangzhou||Fri 12:02 AM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm|| NE|
|Hai Phong||Thu 11:02 PM||401 km||249 miles||217 nm|| W|
|Hong Kong||Fri 12:02 AM||421 km||262 miles||227 nm|| ENE|
|Kowloon||Fri 12:02 AM||429 km||267 miles||232 nm|| ENE|
|Shenzhen||Fri 12:02 AM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm|| ENE|
|Hanoi||Thu 11:02 PM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm|| W|
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