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 17:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||149° 37' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.01 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.6"||937.53 mi||west||0° 00' 42.9"||0.82 mi||north||937.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 02.5"||755.92 mi||east||0° 09' 54.0"||11.35 mi||south||756.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Sat 3:56 AM||759 km||472 miles||410 nm|| SSW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sat 3:56 AM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Sat 5:56 AM||1790 km||1112 miles||966 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Sat 4:56 AM||1808 km||1123 miles||976 nm|| SSE|
|Yokohama||Sat 2:56 AM||1876 km||1166 miles||1013 nm|| NNW|
|Kawasaki||Sat 2:56 AM||1881 km||1169 miles||1015 nm|| NNW|
|Tokyo||Sat 2:56 AM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| NNW|
|Sagamihara||Sat 2:56 AM||1901 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| NNW|
|Shizuoka||Sat 2:56 AM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| NNW|
|Hamamatsu||Sat 2:56 AM||1917 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| NW|
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