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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: 47%

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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 147° 53' 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' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.0"935.47 miwest0° 00' 14.8"0.28 misouth935.49 mi
24 hours11° 51' 23.0"764.60 mieast0° 33' 50.4"38.80 misouth767.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 6:10 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSun 6:10 AM922 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSun 5:10 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSun 5:10 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSun 5:10 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 5:10 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSun 5:10 AM1792 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSun 5:10 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 5:10 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSun 5:10 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorthwest NW
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