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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 = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7:20:00 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: 57%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 148° 31' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"938.54 miWest0° 02' 12.5"2.53 miNorth938.43 mi
24 hours11° 44' 02.1"758.83 miEast0° 25' 57.5"29.77 miNorth758.32 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 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 5:20 AM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSat 4:20 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 4:20 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirSat 6:20 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSoutheast SE
ShizuokaSat 4:20 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 4:20 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 4:20 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 4:20 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Wake IslandSat 7:20 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E

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