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 15:08:00 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 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||112° 45' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.46 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' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 25.1"||926.81 mi||west||0° 02' 06.9"||2.43 mi||south||926.93 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 25.3"||810.56 mi||east||1° 23' 43.0"||96.00 mi||south||820.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Macau||Sat 11:08 PM||82 km||51 miles||44 nm|| E|
|Foshan||Sat 11:08 PM||94 km||59 miles||51 nm|| NNE|
|Guangzhou||Sat 11:08 PM||112 km||69 miles||60 nm|| NNE|
|Hong Kong||Sat 11:08 PM||148 km||92 miles||80 nm|| E|
|Kowloon||Sat 11:08 PM||155 km||97 miles||84 nm|| E|
|Shenzhen||Sat 11:08 PM||158 km||98 miles||85 nm|| ENE|
|Haikou||Sat 11:08 PM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm|| SW|
|Guilin||Sat 11:08 PM||419 km||260 miles||226 nm|| NW|
|Shantou||Sat 11:08 PM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm|| ENE|
|Nanning||Sat 11:08 PM||460 km||286 miles||249 nm|| W|
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