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 21:42:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 27' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.63 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.05 mi||south||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.2"||940.68 mi||west||0° 02' 25.0"||2.77 mi||south||940.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 03.0"||756.40 mi||east||1° 24' 10.1"||96.50 mi||south||765.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 10:42 PM||662 km||411 miles||357 nm|| NW|
|Khartoum||Fri 12:42 AM||699 km||434 miles||378 nm|| SE|
|Port Sudan||Fri 12:42 AM||938 km||583 miles||506 nm|| E|
|Hurghada||Thu 11:42 PM||940 km||584 miles||508 nm|| NE|
|Kassala||Fri 12:42 AM||1021 km||635 miles||552 nm|| ESE|
|Al Jizah||Thu 11:42 PM||1100 km||683 miles||594 nm|| NNE|
|Cairo||Thu 11:42 PM||1104 km||686 miles||596 nm|| NNE|
|Jeddah||Fri 12:42 AM||1137 km||706 miles||614 nm|| E|
|Makkah||Fri 12:42 AM||1203 km||748 miles||650 nm|| E|
|Alexandria||Thu 11:42 PM||1204 km||748 miles||650 nm|| N|
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