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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 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 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° 58' 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' 23.2"947.26 miwest0° 04' 26.4"5.09 minorth947.06 mi
24 hours11° 32' 55.3"753.34 mieast1° 21' 15.1"93.15 minorth755.89 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 AM1062 km660 miles574 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 4:20 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmSouth S
KumamotoFri 4:20 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaFri 4:20 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth N
HamamatsuFri 4:20 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorth N
KobeFri 4:20 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
FukuokaFri 4:20 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 3:20 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitakyushuFri 4:20 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaFri 4:20 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorth N
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