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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 12:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, January 1, 2012 at 6:16 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, January 9, 2012 at 7:31 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° 47' 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"15.44 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miSouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.1"926.28 miWest0° 01' 50.1"2.11 miSouth926.39 mi
24 hours12° 39' 13.9"809.87 miEast1° 17' 00.3"88.30 miSouth818.28 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 PM795 km494 miles429 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 10:48 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSat 9:48 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 9:48 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 9:48 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 9:48 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 9:48 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 9:48 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSat 9:48 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 9:48 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorthwest NW

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