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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 19:20:00 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.8"942.12 miwest0° 02' 52.9"3.31 minorth941.98 mi
24 hours11° 37' 40.2"754.66 mieast0° 42' 52.2"49.16 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
ShantouFri 3:20 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KaohsiungFri 3:20 AM421 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
KowloonFri 3:20 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongFri 3:20 AM427 km265 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenFri 3:20 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenFri 3:20 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
MacauFri 3:20 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baguio CityFri 3:20 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
TaichungFri 3:20 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouFri 3:20 AM555 km345 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
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