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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: 88%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 31' North
Longitude: 131° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.07 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.2"952.88 miwest0° 05' 12.2"5.97 minorth952.65 mi
24 hours11° 28' 05.9"752.38 mieast1° 40' 25.8"115.14 minorth757.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonThu 1:36 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaThu 1:36 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiThu 1:36 AM1249 km776 miles675 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 2:36 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoThu 1:36 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KagoshimaThu 2:36 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
Guam (Hagåtña)Thu 3:36 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmEast-southeast ESE
KumamotoThu 2:36 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
ShantouThu 1:36 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaThu 2:36 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
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