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 Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 15:18:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 50' ||North|
|Longitude: ||122° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 04.9"||0.09 mi||south||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 22.5"||935.79 mi||west||0° 04' 58.9"||5.71 mi||south||936.07 mi|
|24 hours||12° 35' 08.9"||813.84 mi||east||2° 30' 45.9"||172.85 mi||south||838.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kaohsiung||Sun 11:18 PM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm|| NW|
|Taichung||Sun 11:18 PM||438 km||272 miles||237 nm|| NNW|
|Taipei||Sun 11:18 PM||492 km||306 miles||266 nm|| NNW|
|Baguio City||Sun 11:18 PM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm|| SSW|
|Tarlac City||Sun 11:18 PM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| SSW|
|Xiamen||Sun 11:18 PM||645 km||401 miles||348 nm|| NW|
|Mabalacat||Sun 11:18 PM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm|| SSW|
|Angeles||Sun 11:18 PM||680 km||422 miles||367 nm|| SSW|
|Foochow||Sun 11:18 PM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm|| NNW|
|Quezon||Sun 11:18 PM||709 km||440 miles||383 nm|| SSW|
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