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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 145° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.55 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 06.5"942.67 miwest0° 03' 03.7"3.51 minorth942.53 mi
24 hours11° 37' 06.8"754.47 mieast0° 47' 16.9"54.21 minorth754.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 3:26 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 3:26 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
HamamatsuFri 2:26 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaFri 2:26 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaFri 2:26 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiFri 2:26 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaFri 2:26 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 2:26 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokFri 2:26 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
NagoyaFri 2:26 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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