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 16:22:00 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 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 38' ||North|
|Longitude: ||105° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.10 meters/second, 1512.4 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"||0.04 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.5"||939.50 mi||west||0° 01' 54.0"||2.18 mi||south||939.60 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 29.9"||757.04 mi||east||1° 12' 05.4"||82.65 mi||south||764.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hanoi||Thu 11:22 PM||47 km||29 miles||26 nm|| NNE|
|Hai Phong||Thu 11:22 PM||106 km||66 miles||57 nm|| ENE|
|Nanning||Fri 12:22 AM||364 km||226 miles||196 nm|| NE|
|Luang Prabang||Thu 11:22 PM||380 km||236 miles||205 nm|| WSW|
|Vientiane||Thu 11:22 PM||438 km||272 miles||237 nm|| SW|
|Savannakhet||Thu 11:22 PM||462 km||287 miles||249 nm|| SSW|
|Udon Thani||Thu 11:22 PM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm|| SW|
|Haikou||Fri 12:22 AM||490 km||305 miles||265 nm|| E|
|Khon Kaen||Thu 11:22 PM||554 km||344 miles||299 nm|| SSW|
|Da Nang||Thu 11:22 PM||572 km||355 miles||309 nm|| SSE|
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