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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||118° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.42 meters/second, 1491.9 km/hour, 927.0 miles/hour or 805.6 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' 25.5"||926.73 mi||west||0° 02' 04.3"||2.38 mi||south||926.85 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 24.0"||810.46 mi||east||1° 22' 40.3"||94.80 mi||south||819.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Shantou||Sat 10:46 PM||187 km||116 miles||101 nm|| NW|
|Xiamen||Sat 10:46 PM||244 km||151 miles||132 nm|| N|
|Kaohsiung||Sat 10:46 PM||262 km||163 miles||141 nm|| ENE|
|Taichung||Sat 10:46 PM||340 km||211 miles||184 nm|| NE|
|Kowloon||Sat 10:46 PM||392 km||244 miles||212 nm|| W|
|Shenzhen||Sat 10:46 PM||397 km||247 miles||214 nm|| W|
|Hong Kong||Sat 10:46 PM||399 km||248 miles||216 nm|| W|
|Foochow||Sat 10:46 PM||436 km||271 miles||236 nm|| NNE|
|Macau||Sat 10:46 PM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| W|
|Taipei||Sat 10:46 PM||471 km||293 miles||254 nm|| NE|
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