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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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 131° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 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"938.81 miwest0° 01' 50.5"2.11 misouth938.91 mi
24 hours11° 42' 15.0"757.26 mieast1° 11' 02.4"81.46 misouth764.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiSun 4:00 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaSun 5:00 AM1203 km747 miles650 nmNorth N
QuezonSun 4:00 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 4:00 AM1288 km801 miles696 nmWest-southwest WSW
KumamotoSun 5:00 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth N
FoochowSun 4:00 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenSun 4:00 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSun 5:00 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSun 5:00 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth N
MelekeokSun 5:00 AM1509 km937 miles815 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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