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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 54' North
Longitude: 117° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.43 meters/second, 1509.9 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' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.97 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 minorth937.94 mi
24 hours11° 43' 38.2"758.06 mieast0° 12' 37.4"14.48 misouth758.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouWed 10:46 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth N
KowloonWed 10:46 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongWed 10:46 PM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenWed 10:46 PM363 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
MacauWed 10:46 PM403 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenWed 10:46 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KaohsiungWed 10:46 PM414 km257 miles223 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouWed 10:46 PM474 km294 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanWed 10:46 PM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungWed 10:46 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
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