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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 82%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.2"942.62 miwest0° 03' 01.8"3.47 minorth942.48 mi
24 hours11° 37' 13.0"754.55 mieast0° 46' 28.3"53.29 minorth754.54 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 AM791 km492 miles427 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 3:46 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 2:46 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuFri 2:46 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth N
ShizuokaFri 2:46 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 2:46 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeFri 2:46 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaFri 2:46 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorth N
NagoyaFri 2:46 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
KumamotoFri 2:46 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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