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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 7:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 55%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 145° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.99 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.4"945.90 miWest0° 04' 08.6"4.75 miSouth946.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 16.4"759.67 miEast2° 05' 08.8"143.46 miSouth777.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 5:50 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 5:50 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth S
MelekeokMon 4:50 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuMon 4:50 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaMon 4:50 AM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 4:50 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 4:50 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaMon 4:50 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 4:50 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 4:50 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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