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 21:10:00 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: 64%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 43' ||North|
|Longitude: ||114° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.90 meters/second, 1511.6 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 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' 30.6"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.7"||939.04 mi||west||0° 01' 57.3"||2.24 mi||south||939.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 09.3"||757.34 mi||east||1° 13' 44.8"||84.56 mi||south||765.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hong Kong||Sun 5:10 AM||178 km||111 miles||96 nm|| N|
|Kowloon||Sun 5:10 AM||180 km||112 miles||97 nm|| N|
|Macau||Sun 5:10 AM||186 km||116 miles||101 nm|| NNW|
|Shenzhen||Sun 5:10 AM||215 km||134 miles||116 nm|| N|
|Foshan||Sun 5:10 AM||287 km||178 miles||155 nm|| NNW|
|Guangzhou||Sun 5:10 AM||292 km||181 miles||157 nm|| NNW|
|Shantou||Sun 5:10 AM||375 km||233 miles||203 nm|| NE|
|Haikou||Sun 5:10 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm|| W|
|Xiamen||Sun 5:10 AM||561 km||349 miles||303 nm|| NE|
|Guilin||Sun 5:10 AM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm|| NW|
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