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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 143° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.02 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 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"945.97 miwest0° 04' 09.5"4.77 misouth946.18 mi
24 hours11° 39' 14.9"759.70 mieast2° 05' 31.0"143.88 misouth777.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 6:00 AM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 6:00 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokMon 5:00 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuMon 5:00 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaMon 5:00 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 5:00 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth N
KawasakiMon 5:00 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth N
SagamiharaMon 5:00 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 5:00 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorth N
NagoyaMon 5:00 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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