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 19:20:00 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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||117° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.28 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 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' 02.9"||0.06 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 04.8"||942.12 mi||west||0° 02' 52.9"||3.31 mi||north||941.98 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 40.2"||754.66 mi||east||0° 42' 52.2"||49.16 mi||north||754.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Shantou||Fri 3:20 AM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm|| NNW|
|Kaohsiung||Fri 3:20 AM||421 km||261 miles||227 nm|| NE|
|Kowloon||Fri 3:20 AM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm|| WNW|
|Hong Kong||Fri 3:20 AM||427 km||265 miles||230 nm|| WNW|
|Shenzhen||Fri 3:20 AM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm|| NW|
|Xiamen||Fri 3:20 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| N|
|Macau||Fri 3:20 AM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm|| WNW|
|Baguio City||Fri 3:20 AM||527 km||328 miles||285 nm|| SE|
|Taichung||Fri 3:20 AM||528 km||328 miles||285 nm|| NE|
|Guangzhou||Fri 3:20 AM||555 km||345 miles||299 nm|| NW|
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