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, November 30, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||117° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.03 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 53.4"||941.59 mi||west||0° 02' 40.0"||3.06 mi||south||941.73 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 30.2"||750.97 mi||east||1° 29' 38.3"||102.77 mi||south||761.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Shantou||Sat 1:36 AM||351 km||218 miles||189 nm|| NNW|
|Kaohsiung||Sat 1:36 AM||416 km||259 miles||225 nm|| NE|
|Kowloon||Sat 1:36 AM||418 km||260 miles||226 nm|| WNW|
|Hong Kong||Sat 1:36 AM||424 km||263 miles||229 nm|| WNW|
|Shenzhen||Sat 1:36 AM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm|| NW|
|Xiamen||Sat 1:36 AM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm|| N|
|Macau||Sat 1:36 AM||476 km||296 miles||257 nm|| WNW|
|Taichung||Sat 1:36 AM||523 km||325 miles||283 nm|| NE|
|Baguio City||Sat 1:36 AM||532 km||331 miles||287 nm|| SE|
|Guangzhou||Sat 1:36 AM||551 km||342 miles||298 nm|| NW|
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