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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: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 151° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.5"947.79 miwest0° 04' 31.6"5.19 minorth947.58 mi
24 hours11° 32' 24.3"753.18 mieast1° 23' 26.0"95.66 minorth755.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 4:20 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 4:20 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 5:20 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 6:20 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmEast E
YokohamaFri 3:20 AM2112 km1312 miles1141 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 3:20 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokFri 3:20 AM2223 km1382 miles1201 nmSouthwest SW
NagoyaFri 3:20 AM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 3:20 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoFri 3:20 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmNorthwest NW
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