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 19:28:00 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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||115° 44' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 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' 04.6"||942.08 mi||west||0° 02' 52.1"||3.29 mi||north||941.94 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 42.4"||754.67 mi||east||0° 42' 33.8"||48.80 mi||north||754.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kowloon||Fri 3:28 AM||274 km||170 miles||148 nm|| NW|
|Hong Kong||Fri 3:28 AM||276 km||172 miles||149 nm|| NW|
|Shenzhen||Fri 3:28 AM||306 km||190 miles||165 nm|| NNW|
|Macau||Fri 3:28 AM||311 km||193 miles||168 nm|| NW|
|Shantou||Fri 3:28 AM||354 km||220 miles||191 nm|| NNE|
|Guangzhou||Fri 3:28 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm|| NW|
|Foshan||Fri 3:28 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm|| NW|
|Xiamen||Fri 3:28 AM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm|| NNE|
|Haikou||Fri 3:28 AM||564 km||351 miles||305 nm|| W|
|Kaohsiung||Fri 3:28 AM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm|| ENE|
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