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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 5:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 149° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.23 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:

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"937.46 miWest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 miNorth937.43 mi
24 hours11° 42' 02.4"755.87 miEast0° 09' 51.4"11.30 miSouth756.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 3:56 AM775 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSat 3:56 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 5:56 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmEast E
PalikirSat 4:56 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSat 2:56 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 2:56 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 2:56 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 2:56 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 2:56 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 2:56 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorthwest NW

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