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 18:36:00 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: 81%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||128° 19' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 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' 05.5"||942.35 mi||west||0° 02' 57.0"||3.38 mi||north||942.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 27.7"||754.61 mi||east||0° 44' 33.5"||51.09 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.
|Naha||Fri 3:36 AM||660 km||410 miles||356 nm|| N|
|Kaohsiung||Fri 2:36 AM||872 km||542 miles||471 nm|| WNW|
|Taipei||Fri 2:36 AM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm|| NW|
|Baguio City||Fri 2:36 AM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| WSW|
|Quezon||Fri 2:36 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| SW|
|Manila||Fri 2:36 AM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm|| SW|
|Makati||Fri 2:36 AM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| SW|
|Foochow||Fri 2:36 AM||1127 km||700 miles||608 nm|| NW|
|Xiamen||Fri 2:36 AM||1153 km||716 miles||623 nm|| WNW|
|Shantou||Fri 2:36 AM||1252 km||778 miles||676 nm|| WNW|
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