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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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 135° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.11 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.6"946.24 miwest0° 04' 12.6"4.83 misouth946.46 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.0"759.83 mieast2° 06' 39.6"145.20 misouth778.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 6:30 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:30 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouth S
KagoshimaMon 5:30 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoMon 5:30 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiMon 4:30 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaMon 5:30 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonMon 4:30 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitakyushuMon 5:30 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManilaMon 4:30 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmWest-southwest WSW
OsakaMon 5:30 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorth N
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