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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 156° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.31 meters/second, 1505.9 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.4"935.47 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth935.48 mi
24 hours11° 51' 16.2"764.47 mieast0° 32' 27.7"37.23 misouth766.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 7:36 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 5:36 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 6:36 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouth S
YokohamaSun 4:36 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 7:36 AM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSun 4:36 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSun 4:36 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSun 4:36 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSun 4:36 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorthwest NW
KobeSun 4:36 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNorthwest NW
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