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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 82%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||146° 42' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.1"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 06.6"||942.77 mi||west||0° 03' 04.1"||3.52 mi||north||942.62 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 05.4"||754.52 mi||east||0° 47' 28.0"||54.43 mi||north||754.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Fri 3:20 AM||560 km||348 miles||302 nm|| S|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 3:20 AM||770 km||479 miles||416 nm|| SSW|
|Yokohama||Fri 2:20 AM||1828 km||1136 miles||987 nm|| NNW|
|Shizuoka||Fri 2:20 AM||1833 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| NNW|
|Kawasaki||Fri 2:20 AM||1834 km||1140 miles||990 nm|| NNW|
|Hamamatsu||Fri 2:20 AM||1836 km||1141 miles||992 nm|| NNW|
|Sagamihara||Fri 2:20 AM||1851 km||1150 miles||999 nm|| NNW|
|Tokyo||Fri 2:20 AM||1851 km||1150 miles||1000 nm|| NNW|
|Melekeok||Fri 2:20 AM||1914 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| SW|
|Nagoya||Fri 2:20 AM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| NNW|
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