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 14:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||115° 38' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.44 meters/second, 1492.0 km/hour, 927.1 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' 25.4"||926.77 mi||west||0° 02' 05.5"||2.40 mi||south||926.89 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 24.7"||810.51 mi||east||1° 23' 08.7"||95.35 mi||south||819.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kowloon||Sat 10:56 PM||144 km||89 miles||78 nm|| W|
|Hong Kong||Sat 10:56 PM||151 km||94 miles||81 nm|| W|
|Shenzhen||Sat 10:56 PM||153 km||95 miles||83 nm|| WNW|
|Shantou||Sat 10:56 PM||162 km||101 miles||88 nm|| NE|
|Macau||Sat 10:56 PM||216 km||134 miles||117 nm|| W|
|Guangzhou||Sat 10:56 PM||263 km||163 miles||142 nm|| WNW|
|Foshan||Sat 10:56 PM||273 km||169 miles||147 nm|| WNW|
|Xiamen||Sat 10:56 PM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm|| NE|
|Kaohsiung||Sat 10:56 PM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm|| E|
|Taichung||Sat 10:56 PM||556 km||345 miles||300 nm|| ENE|
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