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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 5:26:00 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: 74%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 157° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.8"937.51 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miNorth937.47 mi
24 hours11° 41' 59.4"755.84 miEast0° 08' 40.8"9.95 miSouth756.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 5:26 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast E
HagåtñaSat 3:26 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 4:26 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 5:26 AM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSat 2:26 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 2:26 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSat 2:26 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSat 2:26 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSat 5:26 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OsakaSat 2:26 AM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmNorthwest NW

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