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, September 8, 2012 at 22:36:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||112° 35' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.34 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 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"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 26.4"||935.52 mi||west||0° 00' 29.5"||0.56 mi||south||935.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 50.4"||765.16 mi||east||0° 39' 45.4"||45.59 mi||south||768.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Macau||Sun 6:36 AM||146 km||91 miles||79 nm|| NE|
|Hong Kong||Sun 6:36 AM||204 km||126 miles||110 nm|| NE|
|Foshan||Sun 6:36 AM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm|| NNE|
|Kowloon||Sun 6:36 AM||211 km||131 miles||114 nm|| NE|
|Guangzhou||Sun 6:36 AM||221 km||138 miles||120 nm|| NNE|
|Shenzhen||Sun 6:36 AM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| NE|
|Haikou||Sun 6:36 AM||268 km||167 miles||145 nm|| WSW|
|Nanning||Sun 6:36 AM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm|| WNW|
|Shantou||Sun 6:36 AM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm|| ENE|
|Guilin||Sun 6:36 AM||506 km||314 miles||273 nm|| NNW|
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