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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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 129° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.18 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.0"937.41 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 minorth937.38 mi
24 hours11° 42' 10.7"755.99 mieast0° 13' 11.7"15.13 misouth756.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaSat 4:20 AM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSat 3:20 AM916 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungSat 3:20 AM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonSat 3:20 AM1116 km694 miles603 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaSat 3:20 AM1127 km701 miles609 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowSat 3:20 AM1166 km724 miles629 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaSat 4:20 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth N
XiamenSat 3:20 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSat 4:20 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth N
ShantouSat 3:20 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmWest-northwest WNW
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