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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: 66%

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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 136° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.60 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.1"947.32 miwest0° 04' 26.3"5.09 minorth947.12 mi
24 hours11° 32' 55.9"753.40 mieast1° 21' 12.5"93.11 minorth755.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 5:20 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 4:20 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmSouth S
KumamotoFri 4:20 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 3:20 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
OsakaFri 4:20 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmNorth N
HamamatsuFri 4:20 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
FukuokaFri 4:20 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeFri 4:20 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
KitakyushuFri 4:20 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoFri 4:20 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth N
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