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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 114° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.46 meters/second, 1524.5 km/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"946.97 miwest0° 04' 11.7"4.81 misouth947.19 mi
24 hours11° 32' 44.9"753.32 mieast2° 05' 12.2"143.52 misouth771.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hong KongSat 12:32 AM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KowloonSat 12:32 AM331 km205 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauSat 12:32 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenSat 12:32 AM366 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FoshanSat 12:32 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuangzhouSat 12:32 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 12:32 AM471 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HaikouSat 12:32 AM489 km304 miles264 nmWest W
XiamenSat 12:32 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CitySat 12:32 AM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE

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