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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 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 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° 21' 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"943.01 miwest0° 03' 08.2"3.60 minorth942.86 mi
24 hours11° 36' 52.0"754.46 mieast0° 49' 09.0"56.36 minorth754.57 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 AM979 km608 miles528 nmEast E
PalikirFri 3:36 AM1465 km911 miles791 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 2:36 AM1531 km952 miles827 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 4:36 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaFri 1:36 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 1:36 AM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 4:36 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NagoyaFri 1:36 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 4:36 AM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 5:36 AM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmEast-northeast ENE
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