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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 74%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 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° 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:

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"937.53 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 minorth937.49 mi
24 hours11° 42' 02.5"755.92 mieast0° 09' 54.0"11.35 misouth756.42 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 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 3:56 AM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 5:56 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmEast E
PalikirSat 4:56 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSat 2:56 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 2:56 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 2:56 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 2:56 AM1901 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 2:56 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 2:56 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorthwest NW
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