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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: 73%
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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 59' North
Longitude: 139° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.20 meters/second, 1509.1 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.3"937.47 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.74 minorth937.44 mi
24 hours11° 42' 06.6"755.95 mieast0° 11' 28.2"13.15 misouth756.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 4:36 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSoutheast SE
Guam (Hagåtña)Sat 4:36 AM976 km606 miles527 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HamamatsuSat 3:36 AM1536 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSat 3:36 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
OsakaSat 3:36 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeSat 3:36 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 3:36 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokSat 3:36 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NagoyaSat 3:36 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth N
YokohamaSat 3:36 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth N
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