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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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' North, Longitude: 147° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.41 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 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"958.13 miwest0° 06' 24.6"7.35 misouth958.44 mi
24 hours11° 35' 35.9"765.29 mieast2° 57' 30.7"203.44 misouth797.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 6:30 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaTue 6:30 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 7:30 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 5:30 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 8:30 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmEast E
YokohamaTue 5:30 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 5:30 AM2164 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 5:30 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 5:30 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoTue 5:30 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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