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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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 115° 15' 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' 04.5"942.07 miwest0° 02' 52.0"3.29 minorth941.93 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.0"754.67 mieast0° 42' 29.2"48.72 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 3:30 AM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hong KongFri 3:30 AM250 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauFri 3:30 AM276 km172 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
ShenzhenFri 3:30 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouFri 3:30 AM371 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanFri 3:30 AM375 km233 miles202 nmNorthwest NW
GuangzhouFri 3:30 AM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HaikouFri 3:30 AM514 km319 miles278 nmWest W
XiamenFri 3:30 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KaohsiungFri 3:30 AM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
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