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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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 6:16:00 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: 65%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 156° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.44 miWest0° 01' 40.2"1.92 miSouth938.52 mi
24 hours11° 42' 22.5"757.10 miEast1° 06' 58.3"76.78 miSouth763.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 6:16 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 4:16 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSun 5:16 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 6:16 AM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSun 3:16 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 3:16 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSun 3:16 AM2510 km1560 miles1356 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSun 3:16 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSun 3:16 AM2589 km1608 miles1398 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSun 6:16 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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