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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, January 1, 2012 at 6:14 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, January 9, 2012 at 7:30 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° 09' 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"926.78 miwest0° 02' 05.8"2.40 misouth926.89 mi
24 hours12° 39' 24.7"810.51 mieast1° 23' 14.4"95.46 misouth820.01 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 PM94 km58 miles51 nmWest W
Hong KongSat 10:58 PM101 km63 miles55 nmWest W
ShenzhenSat 10:58 PM107 km66 miles58 nmWest-northwest WNW
MacauSat 10:58 PM167 km103 miles90 nmWest W
ShantouSat 10:58 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouSat 10:58 PM218 km135 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSat 10:58 PM226 km141 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenSat 10:58 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNortheast NE
KaohsiungSat 10:58 PM551 km342 miles298 nmEast E
HaikouSat 10:58 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
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