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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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 33' North
Longitude: 138° 12' 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"946.18 miwest0° 04' 11.6"4.81 misouth946.39 mi
24 hours11° 39' 11.6"759.80 mieast2° 06' 17.6"144.78 misouth778.14 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 AM936 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
Guam (Hagåtña)Mon 6:20 AM970 km603 miles524 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:20 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoMon 5:20 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuMon 5:20 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmNorth N
OsakaMon 5:20 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
KobeMon 5:20 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth N
ShizuokaMon 5:20 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNorth N
KyotoMon 5:20 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmNorth N
NagoyaMon 5:20 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmNorth N
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