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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 4:02:00 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 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 110° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 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:

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"939.36 miWest0° 01' 52.1"2.14 miSouth939.46 mi
24 hours11° 41' 34.8"757.02 miEast1° 11' 17.2"81.73 miSouth764.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouFri 12:02 AM82 km51 miles44 nmSouthwest SW
ZhanjiangFri 12:02 AM83 km52 miles45 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauFri 12:02 AM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE
NanningFri 12:02 AM352 km218 miles190 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanFri 12:02 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouFri 12:02 AM375 km233 miles203 nmNortheast NE
Hong KongFri 12:02 AM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShenzhenFri 12:02 AM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
KowloonFri 12:02 AM404 km251 miles218 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hai PhongThu 11:02 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest W

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