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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: 38%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 145° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.2"939.00 miwest0° 02' 46.6"3.18 misouth939.14 mi
24 hours11° 53' 54.6"770.37 mieast1° 34' 21.5"108.18 misouth781.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 7:10 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 7:10 AM796 km495 miles430 nmSouth S
ShizuokaMon 6:10 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuMon 6:10 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 6:10 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 6:10 AM1745 km1085 miles942 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaMon 6:10 AM1760 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 6:10 AM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 6:10 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 6:10 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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