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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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 59' North
Longitude: 137° 31' 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"937.46 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 minorth937.42 mi
24 hours11° 42' 07.6"755.96 mieast0° 11' 51.7"13.60 misouth756.58 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 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSat 3:46 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 3:46 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 3:46 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
MelekeokSat 3:46 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OsakaSat 3:46 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorth N
KobeSat 3:46 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSat 3:46 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorth N
KyotoSat 3:46 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorth N
FukuokaSat 3:46 AM1571 km976 miles849 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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