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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 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:

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"942.77 miwest0° 03' 04.1"3.52 minorth942.62 mi
24 hours11° 37' 05.4"754.52 mieast0° 47' 28.0"54.43 minorth754.55 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 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Fri 3:20 AM770 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaFri 2:20 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaFri 2:20 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiFri 2:20 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuFri 2:20 AM1836 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaFri 2:20 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 2:20 AM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokFri 2:20 AM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
NagoyaFri 2:20 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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