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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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at 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:

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"942.08 miwest0° 02' 52.1"3.29 minorth941.94 mi
24 hours11° 37' 42.4"754.67 mieast0° 42' 33.8"48.80 minorth754.50 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 AM274 km170 miles148 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongFri 3:28 AM276 km172 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
ShenzhenFri 3:28 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauFri 3:28 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouFri 3:28 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuangzhouFri 3:28 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanFri 3:28 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenFri 3:28 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HaikouFri 3:28 AM564 km351 miles305 nmWest W
KaohsiungFri 3:28 AM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
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