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 Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 14:06:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||127° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.36 meters/second, 1491.7 km/hour, 926.9 miles/hour or 805.5 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' 28.4"||15.45 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||south||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 26.0"||926.60 mi||west||0° 01' 59.5"||2.29 mi||south||926.71 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 21.1"||810.29 mi||east||1° 20' 46.2"||92.62 mi||south||819.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Sat 11:06 PM||431 km||268 miles||233 nm|| N|
|Taipei||Sat 10:06 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| WNW|
|Kaohsiung||Sat 10:06 PM||750 km||466 miles||405 nm|| W|
|Foochow||Sat 10:06 PM||952 km||591 miles||514 nm|| WNW|
|Baguio City||Sat 10:06 PM||989 km||614 miles||534 nm|| SW|
|Xiamen||Sat 10:06 PM||1013 km||629 miles||547 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Sat 11:06 PM||1069 km||665 miles||577 nm|| NNE|
|Quezon||Sat 10:06 PM||1093 km||679 miles||590 nm|| SW|
|Manila||Sat 10:06 PM||1104 km||686 miles||596 nm|| SW|
|Shantou||Sat 10:06 PM||1138 km||707 miles||614 nm|| W|
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