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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 6:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 154° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 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"938.46 miWest0° 01' 41.1"1.93 miSouth938.55 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.8"757.11 miEast1° 07' 21.5"77.23 miSouth763.78 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 6:26 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 4:26 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 5:26 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSun 3:26 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 3:26 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSun 3:26 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 6:26 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmSoutheast SE
OsakaSun 3:26 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSun 3:26 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNorthwest NW
KobeSun 3:26 AM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmNorthwest NW

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