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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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 137° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.73 miwest0° 01' 48.0"2.06 misouth938.83 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.9"757.23 mieast1° 10' 02.2"80.30 misouth764.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 5:34 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSun 4:34 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSun 4:34 AM1499 km932 miles809 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokSun 4:34 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuSun 4:34 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 4:34 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth N
KobeSun 4:34 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSun 4:34 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth N
KyotoSun 4:34 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmNorth N
FukuokaSun 4:34 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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