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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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 135° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.12 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' 47.6"946.20 miwest0° 04' 12.8"4.83 misouth946.42 mi
24 hours11° 39' 09.6"759.78 mieast2° 06' 46.1"145.31 misouth778.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 6:34 AM1231 km765 miles664 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 5:34 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmSouth S
KagoshimaMon 5:34 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiMon 4:34 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoMon 5:34 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonMon 4:34 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaMon 4:34 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaMon 5:34 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuMon 5:34 AM1644 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 5:34 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmNorth N
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