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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 8:20:00 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: 73%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 115° 03' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.5"937.28 miWest0° 00' 28.9"0.55 miNorth937.26 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.0"755.98 miEast0° 15' 30.4"17.78 miSouth756.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonSat 4:20 AM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hong KongSat 4:20 AM171 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenSat 4:20 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauSat 4:20 AM205 km127 miles111 nmNorthwest NW
GuangzhouSat 4:20 AM299 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanSat 4:20 AM300 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouSat 4:20 AM310 km193 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenSat 4:20 AM493 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
HaikouSat 4:20 AM503 km313 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
KaohsiungSat 4:20 AM601 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE

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