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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 QuarterSunday, January 1, 2012 at 6:14 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, January 9, 2012 at 7:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 19' North, Longitude: 146° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.25 meters/second, 1491.3 km/hour, 926.7 miles/hour or 805.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"15.45 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.1"926.35 miwest0° 01' 50.3"2.11 misouth926.46 mi
24 hours12° 39' 14.1"809.93 mieast1° 17' 03.6"88.37 misouth818.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 10:48 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 10:48 PM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth S
YokohamaSat 9:48 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 9:48 PM1607 km998 miles868 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 9:48 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 9:48 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 9:48 PM1623 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 9:48 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSat 9:48 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 9:48 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
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