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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: 97%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' North
Longitude: 119° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.43 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.99 miwest0° 00' 36.8"0.70 minorth937.95 mi
24 hours11° 43' 37.3"758.05 mieast0° 12' 14.0"14.03 misouth758.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungWed 10:36 PM255 km158 miles138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaichungWed 10:36 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShantouWed 10:36 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenWed 10:36 PM425 km264 miles229 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuWed 10:36 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiWed 10:36 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CityWed 10:36 PM506 km315 miles273 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FoochowWed 10:36 PM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth N
KowloonWed 10:36 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongWed 10:36 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
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