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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 18:30:00 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: 81%
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.1"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 05.6"||942.39 mi||west||0° 02' 57.7"||3.40 mi||north||942.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 25.9"||754.60 mi||east||0° 44' 47.3"||51.36 mi||north||754.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taipei||Fri 2:30 AM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm|| NW|
|Kaohsiung||Fri 2:30 AM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm|| WNW|
|Quezon||Fri 2:30 AM||1109 km||689 miles||599 nm|| WSW|
|Manila||Fri 2:30 AM||1120 km||696 miles||605 nm|| WSW|
|Foochow||Fri 2:30 AM||1251 km||778 miles||676 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Fri 3:30 AM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm|| N|
|Xiamen||Fri 2:30 AM||1291 km||802 miles||697 nm|| WNW|
|Kumamoto||Fri 3:30 AM||1395 km||867 miles||754 nm|| N|
|Shantou||Fri 2:30 AM||1397 km||868 miles||754 nm|| WNW|
|Shanghai||Fri 2:30 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm|| NNW|
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