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, August 11, 2012 at 23:36:00 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: 30%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||117° 10' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.81 meters/second, 1504.1 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.2 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' 30.4"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 23.0"||934.34 mi||west||0° 00' 59.3"||1.14 mi||north||934.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 55' 55.3"||768.62 mi||east||0° 04' 34.3"||5.24 mi||south||768.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Shantou||Sun 7:36 AM||222 km||138 miles||120 nm|| NNW|
|Kowloon||Sun 7:36 AM||319 km||198 miles||172 nm|| WNW|
|Hong Kong||Sun 7:36 AM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm|| WNW|
|Shenzhen||Sun 7:36 AM||335 km||208 miles||181 nm|| WNW|
|Xiamen||Sun 7:36 AM||350 km||218 miles||189 nm|| NNE|
|Kaohsiung||Sun 7:36 AM||384 km||238 miles||207 nm|| ENE|
|Macau||Sun 7:36 AM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm|| WNW|
|Guangzhou||Sun 7:36 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm|| WNW|
|Foshan||Sun 7:36 AM||454 km||282 miles||245 nm|| WNW|
|Taichung||Sun 7:36 AM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm|| NE|
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