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 14:36:00 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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||120° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.41 meters/second, 1491.9 km/hour, 927.0 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' 02.0"||0.04 mi||south||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 25.7"||926.70 mi||west||0° 02' 03.2"||2.35 mi||south||926.82 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 23.4"||810.42 mi||east||1° 22' 11.8"||94.26 mi||south||819.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kaohsiung||Sat 10:36 PM||87 km||54 miles||47 nm|| N|
|Taichung||Sat 10:36 PM||210 km||131 miles||114 nm|| N|
|Taipei||Sat 10:36 PM||328 km||204 miles||177 nm|| NNE|
|Xiamen||Sat 10:36 PM||345 km||214 miles||186 nm|| NW|
|Shantou||Sat 10:36 PM||408 km||253 miles||220 nm|| WNW|
|Foochow||Sat 10:36 PM||432 km||268 miles||233 nm|| NNW|
|Kowloon||Sat 10:36 PM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm|| W|
|Shenzhen||Sat 10:36 PM||645 km||400 miles||348 nm|| W|
|Baguio City||Sat 10:36 PM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| S|
|Hong Kong||Sat 10:36 PM||648 km||403 miles||350 nm|| W|
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