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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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 146° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.57 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.5 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' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.6"942.71 miwest0° 03' 04.2"3.52 minorth942.56 mi
24 hours11° 37' 04.9"754.46 mieast0° 47' 30.7"54.47 minorth754.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 3:20 AM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaFri 3:20 AM778 km484 miles420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaFri 2:20 AM1839 km1142 miles993 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiFri 2:20 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaFri 2:20 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuFri 2:20 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 2:20 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaFri 2:20 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirFri 4:20 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSoutheast SE
NagoyaFri 2:20 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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