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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 12' ||North|
|Longitude: ||140° 25' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.50 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:
|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' 06.2"||942.62 mi||west||0° 03' 01.8"||3.47 mi||north||942.48 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 13.0"||754.55 mi||east||0° 46' 28.3"||53.29 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 3:46 AM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| SE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 3:46 AM||876 km||544 miles||473 nm|| SSE|
|Melekeok||Fri 2:46 AM||1538 km||955 miles||830 nm|| SSW|
|Hamamatsu||Fri 2:46 AM||1629 km||1012 miles||880 nm|| N|
|Shizuoka||Fri 2:46 AM||1650 km||1025 miles||891 nm|| N|
|Osaka||Fri 2:46 AM||1675 km||1041 miles||904 nm|| NNW|
|Kobe||Fri 2:46 AM||1686 km||1048 miles||910 nm|| NNW|
|Yokohama||Fri 2:46 AM||1692 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| N|
|Nagoya||Fri 2:46 AM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| N|
|Kumamoto||Fri 2:46 AM||1697 km||1054 miles||916 nm|| NNW|
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