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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 20:00:00 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: 64%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||131° 20' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 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"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.6"||938.81 mi||west||0° 01' 50.5"||2.11 mi||south||938.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 14.9"||757.26 mi||east||1° 11' 02.4"||81.46 mi||south||764.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taipei||Sun 4:00 AM||1113 km||692 miles||601 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Sun 5:00 AM||1203 km||747 miles||650 nm|| N|
|Quezon||Sun 4:00 AM||1278 km||794 miles||690 nm|| WSW|
|Manila||Sun 4:00 AM||1288 km||801 miles||696 nm|| WSW|
|Kumamoto||Sun 5:00 AM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| N|
|Foochow||Sun 4:00 AM||1357 km||843 miles||733 nm|| WNW|
|Xiamen||Sun 4:00 AM||1422 km||884 miles||768 nm|| WNW|
|Fukuoka||Sun 5:00 AM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm|| N|
|Kitakyushu||Sun 5:00 AM||1454 km||903 miles||785 nm|| N|
|Melekeok||Sun 5:00 AM||1509 km||937 miles||815 nm|| SSE|
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