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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 8:30:00 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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 136° 03' 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"15.77 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.5"946.17 miWest0° 04' 12.5"4.82 miSouth946.39 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.2"759.77 miEast2° 06' 37.3"145.14 miSouth778.19 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 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:30 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth S
KagoshimaMon 5:30 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoMon 5:30 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiMon 4:30 AM1616 km1004 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaMon 5:30 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuMon 5:30 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 5:30 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
QuezonMon 4:30 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest-southwest WSW
KobeMon 5:30 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N

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