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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 5:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 143° 06' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"942.62 miWest0° 03' 02.7"3.49 miNorth942.47 mi
24 hours11° 37' 09.7"754.48 miEast0° 46' 53.8"53.77 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 3:36 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 3:36 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 2:36 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuFri 2:36 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaFri 2:36 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaFri 2:36 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth N
KawasakiFri 2:36 AM1732 km1077 miles935 nmNorth N
SagamiharaFri 2:36 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 2:36 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNorth N
NagoyaFri 2:36 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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