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 17:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||142° 50' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.53 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 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' 06.3"||942.68 mi||west||0° 03' 02.7"||3.49 mi||north||942.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 10.1"||754.54 mi||east||0° 46' 51.3"||53.73 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 3:36 AM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| SSE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 3:36 AM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| SSE|
|Melekeok||Fri 2:36 AM||1660 km||1032 miles||896 nm|| SSW|
|Hamamatsu||Fri 2:36 AM||1685 km||1047 miles||910 nm|| NNW|
|Shizuoka||Fri 2:36 AM||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm|| NNW|
|Yokohama||Fri 2:36 AM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| N|
|Kawasaki||Fri 2:36 AM||1728 km||1073 miles||933 nm|| N|
|Sagamihara||Fri 2:36 AM||1738 km||1080 miles||938 nm|| N|
|Tokyo||Fri 2:36 AM||1745 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| N|
|Osaka||Fri 2:36 AM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| NNW|
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