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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: 64%

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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 143° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.73 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.59 miwest0° 01' 45.5"2.02 misouth938.69 mi
24 hours11° 42' 18.7"757.16 mieast1° 09' 06.4"79.23 misouth764.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 5:10 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 5:10 AM820 km510 miles443 nmSouth S
HamamatsuSun 4:10 AM1642 km1020 miles886 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSun 4:10 AM1649 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSun 4:10 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSun 4:10 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSun 4:10 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 4:10 AM1692 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 4:10 AM1718 km1067 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSun 4:10 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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