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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 151° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"957.98 miwest0° 06' 23.2"7.32 misouth958.29 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.7"765.21 mieast2° 56' 58.3"202.83 misouth797.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 6:14 AM643 km400 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaTue 6:14 AM829 km515 miles448 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 7:14 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 8:14 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 5:14 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaTue 5:14 AM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 5:14 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 5:14 AM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroTue 8:14 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmEast-southeast ESE
OsakaTue 5:14 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorthwest NW
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