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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: 30%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.58 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.0"934.34 miwest0° 00' 59.3"1.14 minorth934.29 mi
24 hours11° 55' 55.3"768.62 mieast0° 04' 34.3"5.24 misouth768.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouSun 7:36 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KowloonSun 7:36 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongSun 7:36 AM325 km202 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenSun 7:36 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenSun 7:36 AM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KaohsiungSun 7:36 AM384 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
MacauSun 7:36 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuangzhouSun 7:36 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSun 7:36 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungSun 7:36 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNortheast NE
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