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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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' North, Longitude: 157° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.68 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.3"942.95 miwest0° 03' 08.3"3.60 minorth942.80 mi
24 hours11° 36' 51.8"754.41 mieast0° 49' 11.6"56.40 minorth754.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 4:36 AM951 km591 miles513 nmEast E
PalikirFri 3:36 AM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 2:36 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 4:36 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaFri 1:36 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 1:36 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 4:36 AM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NagoyaFri 1:36 AM2627 km1632 miles1419 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 4:36 AM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 5:36 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmEast-northeast ENE
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