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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 6:10:00 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: 81%

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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 134° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.45 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.2 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' 05.8"942.43 miWest0° 02' 59.6"3.43 miNorth942.29 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.8"754.52 miEast0° 45' 35.7"52.28 miNorth754.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 4:10 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaFri 3:10 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokFri 3:10 AM1407 km875 miles760 nmSouth S
KumamotoFri 3:10 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 2:10 AM1473 km916 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaFri 3:10 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuFri 3:10 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonFri 2:10 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaFri 2:10 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW
KobeFri 3:10 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth N

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