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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 = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7:08:00 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: 81%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 120° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 819.0 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' 02.9"0.06 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.0"942.12 miWest0° 02' 54.2"3.33 miNorth941.98 mi
24 hours11° 37' 36.5"754.59 miEast0° 43' 22.4"49.73 miNorth754.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungFri 3:08 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth N
Baguio CityFri 3:08 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth S
TaichungFri 3:08 AM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
HsinchuFri 3:08 AM503 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
Taoyuan CityFri 3:08 AM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth N
Tarlac CityFri 3:08 AM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
TaipeiFri 3:08 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
XiamenFri 3:08 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouFri 3:08 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
MabalacatFri 3:08 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth S

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