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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 4:22:00 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 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 105° 57' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.5"939.43 miWest0° 01' 54.0"2.18 miSouth939.53 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.0"756.99 miEast1° 12' 02.7"82.60 miSouth764.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiThu 11:22 PM45 km28 miles25 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hai PhongThu 11:22 PM79 km49 miles43 nmEast-northeast ENE
Xam NeuaThu 11:22 PM201 km125 miles108 nmWest W
NanningFri 12:22 AM343 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
Luang PrabangThu 11:22 PM408 km253 miles220 nmWest W
VientianeThu 11:22 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
HaikouFri 12:22 AM462 km287 miles250 nmEast E
ZhanjiangFri 12:22 AM463 km288 miles250 nmEast E
SavannakhetThu 11:22 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Udon ThaniThu 11:22 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouthwest SW

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