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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.

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

UTC time = Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 2:58:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, January 1, 2012 at 6:16 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, January 9, 2012 at 7:31 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 15' North, Longitude: 115° 26' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"15.45 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.3"926.71 miWest0° 02' 05.6"2.40 miSouth926.83 mi
24 hours12° 39' 24.6"810.45 miEast1° 23' 11.3"95.39 miSouth819.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonSat 10:58 PM122 km76 miles66 nmWest W
Hong KongSat 10:58 PM129 km80 miles70 nmWest W
ShenzhenSat 10:58 PM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSat 10:58 PM178 km110 miles96 nmNortheast NE
MacauSat 10:58 PM194 km121 miles105 nmWest W
GuangzhouSat 10:58 PM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSat 10:58 PM252 km157 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenSat 10:58 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
KaohsiungSat 10:58 PM524 km326 miles283 nmEast E
TaichungSat 10:58 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE

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