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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 4:52:00 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: 100%

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 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 98° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.15 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 40.6"939.53 miWest0° 01' 56.9"2.23 miSouth939.63 mi
24 hours11° 41' 22.8"756.93 miEast1° 13' 11.2"83.91 miSouth764.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang RaiThu 11:52 PM142 km88 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang MaiThu 11:52 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth S
NaypyidawThu 11:22 PM288 km179 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
MandalayThu 11:22 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
Luang PrabangThu 11:52 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-southeast ESE
MawlamyineThu 11:22 PM471 km293 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YangonThu 11:22 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VientianeThu 11:52 PM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaThu 11:52 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast E
Udon ThaniThu 11:52 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSoutheast SE

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