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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||145° 15' ||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:
|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' 06.5"||942.73 mi||west||0° 03' 03.6"||3.51 mi||north||942.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 07.1"||754.52 mi||east||0° 47' 14.3"||54.17 mi||north||754.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Fri 3:26 AM||554 km||344 miles||299 nm|| S|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 3:26 AM||744 km||462 miles||402 nm|| S|
|Hamamatsu||Fri 2:26 AM||1772 km||1101 miles||957 nm|| NNW|
|Shizuoka||Fri 2:26 AM||1773 km||1102 miles||957 nm|| NNW|
|Yokohama||Fri 2:26 AM||1779 km||1105 miles||961 nm|| NNW|
|Kawasaki||Fri 2:26 AM||1786 km||1110 miles||964 nm|| NNW|
|Sagamihara||Fri 2:26 AM||1800 km||1118 miles||972 nm|| NNW|
|Tokyo||Fri 2:26 AM||1803 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| NNW|
|Melekeok||Fri 2:26 AM||1812 km||1126 miles||978 nm|| SW|
|Nagoya||Fri 2:26 AM||1851 km||1150 miles||1000 nm|| NNW|
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