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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 5:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 152° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.24 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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"0.01 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"937.48 miWest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 miNorth937.44 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.5"755.86 miEast0° 09' 27.8"10.85 miSouth756.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 3:46 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSat 3:46 AM1155 km717 miles623 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 5:46 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast E
PalikirSat 4:46 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSat 2:46 AM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 2:46 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSat 2:46 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSat 2:46 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSat 2:46 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorthwest NW
KobeSat 2:46 AM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW

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