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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 116° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.77 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.9"925.27 miwest0° 00' 21.1"0.41 misouth925.29 mi
24 hours12° 29' 50.2"798.58 mieast0° 40' 46.7"46.77 misouth801.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouSun 12:08 AM90 km56 miles49 nmNorth N
XiamenSun 12:08 AM253 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonSun 12:08 AM255 km159 miles138 nmWest W
ShenzhenSun 12:08 AM258 km160 miles139 nmWest W
Hong KongSun 12:08 AM263 km163 miles142 nmWest W
MacauSun 12:08 AM329 km205 miles178 nmWest W
GuangzhouSun 12:08 AM361 km224 miles195 nmWest W
FoshanSun 12:08 AM373 km232 miles202 nmWest W
KaohsiungSun 12:08 AM387 km240 miles209 nmEast E
TaichungSun 12:08 AM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
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