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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 5:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 140° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.51 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"942.56 miWest0° 03' 01.8"3.48 miNorth942.42 mi
24 hours11° 37' 12.8"754.49 miEast0° 46' 30.9"53.33 miNorth754.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 3:46 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 3:46 AM861 km535 miles465 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 2:46 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuFri 2:46 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNorth N
ShizuokaFri 2:46 AM1654 km1027 miles893 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 2:46 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaFri 2:46 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
KobeFri 2:46 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaFri 2:46 AM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiFri 2:46 AM1702 km1057 miles919 nmNorth N

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