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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 142° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.21 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.5"937.42 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth937.38 mi
24 hours11° 42' 05.6"755.89 mieast0° 11' 02.0"12.65 misouth756.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 4:26 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 4:26 AM861 km535 miles465 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HamamatsuSat 3:26 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 3:26 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSat 3:26 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth N
KawasakiSat 3:26 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth N
SagamiharaSat 3:26 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth N
TokyoSat 3:26 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmNorth N
NagoyaSat 3:26 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 3:26 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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