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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 = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 6:20:00 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: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 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° 29' 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' 24.6"947.73 miWest0° 04' 31.7"5.19 miNorth947.52 mi
24 hours11° 32' 23.7"753.12 miEast1° 23' 28.6"95.71 miNorth755.91 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 AM766 km476 miles413 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 4:20 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 5:20 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 6:20 AM1592 km990 miles860 nmEast E
YokohamaFri 3:20 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 3:20 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokFri 3:20 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-southwest WSW
NagoyaFri 3:20 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 3:20 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoFri 3:20 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorthwest NW

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