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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 19:20:00 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: 73%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 60' ||North|
|Longitude: ||129° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.18 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 30.7"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.0"||937.41 mi||west||0° 00' 34.7"||0.66 mi||north||937.38 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 10.7"||755.99 mi||east||0° 13' 11.7"||15.13 mi||south||756.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Sat 4:20 AM||597 km||371 miles||322 nm|| NNW|
|Taipei||Sat 3:20 AM||916 km||569 miles||494 nm|| WNW|
|Kaohsiung||Sat 3:20 AM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm|| WNW|
|Quezon||Sat 3:20 AM||1116 km||694 miles||603 nm|| SW|
|Manila||Sat 3:20 AM||1127 km||701 miles||609 nm|| SW|
|Foochow||Sat 3:20 AM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Sat 4:20 AM||1180 km||733 miles||637 nm|| N|
|Xiamen||Sat 3:20 AM||1215 km||755 miles||656 nm|| WNW|
|Kumamoto||Sat 4:20 AM||1316 km||818 miles||711 nm|| N|
|Shantou||Sat 3:20 AM||1327 km||825 miles||717 nm|| WNW|
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