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 22:02:00 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 26' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 27' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 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' 42.5"||940.77 mi||west||0° 02' 27.0"||2.81 mi||south||940.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 57.0"||756.36 mi||east||1° 24' 55.0"||97.36 mi||south||765.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 11:02 PM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm|| N|
|Khartoum||Fri 1:02 AM||1100 km||683 miles||594 nm|| ESE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 11:02 PM||1286 km||799 miles||694 nm|| SW|
|Al Jizah||Fri 12:02 AM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm|| NE|
|Cairo||Fri 12:02 AM||1321 km||821 miles||713 nm|| NE|
|Alexandria||Fri 12:02 AM||1359 km||845 miles||734 nm|| NNE|
|Makkah||Fri 1:02 AM||1705 km||1059 miles||920 nm|| E|
|Bethlehem||Fri 12:02 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm|| NE|
|Tel Aviv||Fri 12:02 AM||1713 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| NE|
|Tripoli||Thu 11:02 PM||1716 km||1066 miles||927 nm|| NW|
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