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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 7:28:00 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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 116° 00' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.6"942.02 miWest0° 02' 52.3"3.29 miNorth941.88 mi
24 hours11° 37' 42.1"754.61 miEast0° 42' 36.2"48.85 miNorth754.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonFri 3:28 AM291 km181 miles157 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongFri 3:28 AM294 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
ShenzhenFri 3:28 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
MacauFri 3:28 AM332 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouFri 3:28 AM347 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuangzhouFri 3:28 AM424 km263 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanFri 3:28 AM425 km264 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenFri 3:28 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KaohsiungFri 3:28 AM553 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
HaikouFri 3:28 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest W

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