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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.

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

UTC time = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 6:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%

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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 137° 48' 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' 48.2"937.39 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miNorth937.36 mi
24 hours11° 42' 07.4"755.91 miEast0° 11' 49.1"13.55 miSouth756.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSat 4:46 AM1112 km691 miles601 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSat 3:46 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 3:46 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 3:46 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
MelekeokSat 3:46 AM1531 km951 miles826 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OsakaSat 3:46 AM1533 km952 miles828 nmNorth N
KobeSat 3:46 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSat 3:46 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorth N
KyotoSat 3:46 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth N
NagoyaSat 3:46 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth N

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