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 21:52:00 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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 26' ||North|
|Longitude: ||25° 52' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.65 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 42.4"||940.73 mi||west||0° 02' 26.0"||2.79 mi||south||940.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 59.9"||756.38 mi||east||1° 24' 32.4"||96.93 mi||south||765.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 10:52 PM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm|| NNW|
|Khartoum||Fri 12:52 AM||885 km||550 miles||478 nm|| SE|
|Al Jizah||Thu 11:52 PM||1188 km||738 miles||642 nm|| NNE|
|Cairo||Thu 11:52 PM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm|| NNE|
|Alexandria||Thu 11:52 PM||1261 km||784 miles||681 nm|| NNE|
|Jeddah||Fri 12:52 AM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm|| E|
|Makkah||Fri 12:52 AM||1454 km||903 miles||785 nm|| E|
|Ndjamena||Thu 10:52 PM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm|| SW|
|Medina||Fri 12:52 AM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm|| ENE|
|Asmara||Fri 12:52 AM||1494 km||929 miles||807 nm|| ESE|
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