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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: 65%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 151° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.50 miwest0° 01' 42.2"1.96 misouth938.59 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.1"757.12 mieast1° 07' 47.3"77.72 misouth763.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 4:36 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSun 4:36 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 6:36 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmEast E
PalikirSun 5:36 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSun 3:36 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 3:36 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 3:36 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSun 3:36 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSun 3:36 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNorthwest NW
KobeSun 3:36 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorthwest NW

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