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 20:10:00 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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 00' ||North|
|Longitude: ||117° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.15 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 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' 00.5"||0.01 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.5"||937.35 mi||west||0° 00' 29.8"||0.57 mi||north||937.33 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 15.3"||756.02 mi||east||0° 15' 09.5"||17.38 mi||south||756.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Shantou||Sat 4:10 AM||267 km||166 miles||144 nm|| NNW|
|Kowloon||Sat 4:10 AM||340 km||211 miles||183 nm|| WNW|
|Hong Kong||Sat 4:10 AM||345 km||215 miles||186 nm|| WNW|
|Shenzhen||Sat 4:10 AM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm|| WNW|
|Xiamen||Sat 4:10 AM||393 km||244 miles||212 nm|| NNE|
|Macau||Sat 4:10 AM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm|| WNW|
|Kaohsiung||Sat 4:10 AM||405 km||251 miles||219 nm|| NE|
|Guangzhou||Sat 4:10 AM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm|| WNW|
|Foshan||Sat 4:10 AM||477 km||297 miles||258 nm|| WNW|
|Taichung||Sat 4:10 AM||498 km||310 miles||269 nm|| NE|
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