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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 MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 114° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.77 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.8"925.21 miwest0° 00' 22.1"0.42 misouth925.23 mi
24 hours12° 29' 51.8"798.56 mieast0° 41' 11.6"47.24 misouth801.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShenzhenSun 12:18 AM39 km24 miles21 nmWest-northwest WNW
KowloonSun 12:18 AM41 km25 miles22 nmSouthwest SW
Hong KongSun 12:18 AM48 km30 miles26 nmWest-southwest WSW
MacauSun 12:18 AM113 km70 miles61 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuangzhouSun 12:18 AM149 km93 miles81 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSun 12:18 AM158 km98 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSun 12:18 AM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
XiamenSun 12:18 AM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
HaikouSun 12:18 AM519 km323 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuilinSun 12:18 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
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