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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||146° 48' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.6"||938.62 mi||west||0° 01' 44.2"||1.99 mi||south||938.71 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 19.6"||757.19 mi||east||1° 08' 33.8"||78.62 mi||south||764.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Sun 4:56 AM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| S|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 4:56 AM||838 km||521 miles||452 nm|| SSW|
|Yokohama||Sun 3:56 AM||1770 km||1100 miles||955 nm|| NNW|
|Kawasaki||Sun 3:56 AM||1775 km||1103 miles||959 nm|| NNW|
|Shizuoka||Sun 3:56 AM||1777 km||1104 miles||959 nm|| NNW|
|Hamamatsu||Sun 3:56 AM||1782 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| NNW|
|Tokyo||Sun 3:56 AM||1792 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| NNW|
|Sagamihara||Sun 3:56 AM||1792 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| NNW|
|Nagoya||Sun 3:56 AM||1865 km||1159 miles||1007 nm|| NNW|
|Osaka||Sun 3:56 AM||1897 km||1179 miles||1024 nm|| NNW|
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