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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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 26' North
Longitude: 149° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.0"958.03 miwest0° 06' 23.8"7.33 misouth958.34 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.0"765.24 mieast2° 57' 10.5"203.06 misouth797.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 6:20 AM503 km313 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaTue 6:20 AM701 km436 miles378 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 7:20 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 8:20 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 5:20 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaTue 5:20 AM2236 km1390 miles1207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 5:20 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 5:20 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 5:20 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoTue 5:20 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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