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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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 114° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 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' 44.6"937.96 miwest0° 00' 34.8"0.67 minorth937.93 mi
24 hours11° 43' 39.1"758.06 mieast0° 13' 00.9"14.92 misouth758.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonWed 10:56 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hong KongWed 10:56 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauWed 10:56 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorthwest NW
ShenzhenWed 10:56 PM202 km126 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FoshanWed 10:56 PM290 km180 miles157 nmNorthwest NW
GuangzhouWed 10:56 PM292 km181 miles157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouWed 10:56 PM337 km209 miles182 nmNortheast NE
HaikouWed 10:56 PM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
XiamenWed 10:56 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNortheast NE
KaohsiungWed 10:56 PM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
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