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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 10:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 112° 51' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"935.46 miWest0° 00' 29.3"0.56 miSouth935.48 mi
24 hours11° 51' 50.1"765.10 miEast0° 39' 42.6"45.53 miSouth768.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauSun 6:36 AM129 km80 miles69 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZhuhaiSun 6:36 AM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongSun 6:36 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
KowloonSun 6:36 AM189 km117 miles102 nmNortheast NE
ShenzhenSun 6:36 AM191 km119 miles103 nmNortheast NE
FoshanSun 6:36 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth N
GuangzhouSun 6:36 AM214 km133 miles116 nmNorth N
ZhanjiangSun 6:36 AM259 km161 miles140 nmWest W
HaikouSun 6:36 AM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
ShantouSun 6:36 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE

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