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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: 73%
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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 00' North
Longitude: 114° 47' 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"937.34 miwest0° 00' 28.8"0.55 minorth937.32 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.0"756.03 mieast0° 15' 33.1"17.83 misouth756.89 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 AM157 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hong KongSat 4:20 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauSat 4:20 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
ShenzhenSat 4:20 AM192 km119 miles104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FoshanSat 4:20 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNorthwest NW
GuangzhouSat 4:20 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 4:20 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNortheast NE
HaikouSat 4:20 AM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
XiamenSat 4:20 AM510 km317 miles276 nmNortheast NE
KaohsiungSat 4:20 AM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
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