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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 8:20:00 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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 138° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.08 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 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' 47.5"946.10 miWest0° 04' 11.4"4.81 miSouth946.32 mi
24 hours11° 39' 11.7"759.75 miEast2° 06' 15.2"144.72 miSouth778.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 6:20 AM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaMon 6:20 AM949 km590 miles513 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:20 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoMon 5:20 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuMon 5:20 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N
OsakaMon 5:20 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N
KobeMon 5:20 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth N
ShizuokaMon 5:20 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNorth N
KyotoMon 5:20 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth N
NagoyaMon 5:20 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth N

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