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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: 57%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 148° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"938.53 miwest0° 02' 12.3"2.53 minorth938.42 mi
24 hours11° 44' 02.5"758.84 mieast0° 25' 54.8"29.72 minorth758.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 5:20 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 5:20 AM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSat 4:20 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 4:20 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 4:20 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 4:20 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 4:20 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 4:20 AM1853 km1151 miles1001 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirSat 6:20 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 7:20 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmEast E

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