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 18:20:00 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: 81%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||132° 11' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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' 31.0"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 05.6"||942.44 mi||west||0° 02' 58.5"||3.41 mi||north||942.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 22.9"||754.59 mi||east||0° 45' 10.3"||51.79 mi||north||754.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taipei||Fri 2:20 AM||1220 km||758 miles||659 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Fri 3:20 AM||1269 km||789 miles||685 nm|| N|
|Quezon||Fri 2:20 AM||1330 km||827 miles||718 nm|| WSW|
|Manila||Fri 2:20 AM||1341 km||833 miles||724 nm|| WSW|
|Kumamoto||Fri 3:20 AM||1401 km||871 miles||756 nm|| N|
|Melekeok||Fri 3:20 AM||1433 km||890 miles||773 nm|| S|
|Fukuoka||Fri 3:20 AM||1498 km||931 miles||809 nm|| N|
|Kitakyushu||Fri 3:20 AM||1517 km||943 miles||819 nm|| N|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 4:20 AM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm|| ESE|
|Davao||Fri 2:20 AM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| SSW|
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