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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: 81%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 14' North
Longitude: 129° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.40 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.6"942.39 miwest0° 02' 57.7"3.40 minorth942.24 mi
24 hours11° 37' 25.9"754.60 mieast0° 44' 47.3"51.36 minorth754.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiFri 2:30 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorthwest NW
KaohsiungFri 2:30 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonFri 2:30 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaFri 2:30 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoochowFri 2:30 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaFri 3:30 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth N
XiamenFri 2:30 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoFri 3:30 AM1395 km867 miles754 nmNorth N
ShantouFri 2:30 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShanghaiFri 2:30 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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