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 18:36:00 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: 73%
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.7"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.3"||937.47 mi||west||0° 00' 39.0"||0.74 mi||north||937.44 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 06.6"||755.95 mi||east||0° 11' 28.2"||13.15 mi||south||756.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Sat 4:36 AM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm|| SE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sat 4:36 AM||976 km||606 miles||527 nm|| SSE|
|Hamamatsu||Sat 3:36 AM||1536 km||955 miles||830 nm|| N|
|Shizuoka||Sat 3:36 AM||1558 km||968 miles||841 nm|| N|
|Osaka||Sat 3:36 AM||1578 km||980 miles||852 nm|| NNW|
|Kobe||Sat 3:36 AM||1589 km||987 miles||858 nm|| NNW|
|Kumamoto||Sat 3:36 AM||1597 km||992 miles||862 nm|| NNW|
|Melekeok||Sat 3:36 AM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| SSW|
|Nagoya||Sat 3:36 AM||1599 km||994 miles||864 nm|| N|
|Yokohama||Sat 3:36 AM||1603 km||996 miles||866 nm|| N|
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