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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: 55%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 144° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.00 meters/second, 1522.8 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.4"945.93 miwest0° 04' 09.1"4.76 misouth946.15 mi
24 hours11° 39' 15.7"759.68 mieast2° 05' 20.2"143.67 misouth777.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 5:54 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 5:54 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
MelekeokMon 4:54 AM1708 km1062 miles922 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuMon 4:54 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaMon 4:54 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 4:54 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 4:54 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaMon 4:54 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 4:54 AM1847 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 4:54 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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