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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:46:00 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: 74%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 58' ||North|
|Longitude: ||152° 02' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.24 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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' 30.7"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.01 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.7"||937.54 mi||west||0° 00' 43.9"||0.84 mi||north||937.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 01.6"||755.91 mi||east||0° 09' 30.4"||10.90 mi||south||756.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Sat 3:46 AM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm|| SW|
|Hagåtña||Sat 3:46 AM||1135 km||705 miles||613 nm|| SW|
|Wake Island||Sat 5:46 AM||1539 km||956 miles||831 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Sat 4:46 AM||1690 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| SSE|
|Yokohama||Sat 2:46 AM||2009 km||1248 miles||1085 nm|| NW|
|Tokyo||Sat 2:46 AM||2027 km||1260 miles||1094 nm|| NNW|
|Nagoya||Sat 2:46 AM||2160 km||1342 miles||1166 nm|| NW|
|Osaka||Sat 2:46 AM||2220 km||1380 miles||1199 nm|| NW|
|Kyoto||Sat 2:46 AM||2226 km||1383 miles||1202 nm|| NW|
|Kobe||Sat 2:46 AM||2245 km||1395 miles||1212 nm|| NW|
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