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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 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 16' North
Longitude: 120° 34' 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"942.18 miwest0° 02' 54.1"3.33 minorth942.04 mi
24 hours11° 37' 36.7"754.64 mieast0° 43' 19.7"49.68 minorth754.51 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 AM308 km192 miles166 nmNorth N
Baguio CityFri 3:08 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth S
TaichungFri 3:08 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
HsinchuFri 3:08 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
ShantouFri 3:08 AM529 km329 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
Tarlac CityFri 3:08 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
XiamenFri 3:08 AM530 km330 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 3:08 AM540 km335 miles291 nmNorth N
MabalacatFri 3:08 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouth S
AngelesFri 3:08 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth S
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