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 20:20:00 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 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.5"||937.34 mi||west||0° 00' 28.8"||0.55 mi||north||937.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 16.0"||756.03 mi||east||0° 15' 33.0"||17.83 mi||south||756.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kowloon||Sat 4:20 AM||157 km||98 miles||85 nm|| NNW|
|Hong Kong||Sat 4:20 AM||158 km||98 miles||85 nm|| NNW|
|Macau||Sat 4:20 AM||185 km||115 miles||100 nm|| NW|
|Shenzhen||Sat 4:20 AM||192 km||119 miles||104 nm|| NNW|
|Foshan||Sat 4:20 AM||282 km||175 miles||152 nm|| NW|
|Guangzhou||Sat 4:20 AM||283 km||176 miles||153 nm|| NNW|
|Shantou||Sat 4:20 AM||326 km||202 miles||176 nm|| NE|
|Haikou||Sat 4:20 AM||475 km||295 miles||257 nm|| WSW|
|Xiamen||Sat 4:20 AM||510 km||317 miles||276 nm|| NE|
|Kaohsiung||Sat 4:20 AM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm|| ENE|
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