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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 = Monday, October 8, 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' North, Longitude: 147° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 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"958.05 miWest0° 06' 24.5"7.35 miSouth958.36 mi
24 hours11° 35' 36.0"765.23 miEast2° 57' 28.5"203.39 miSouth797.42 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 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaTue 6:30 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 7:30 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 5:30 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 8:30 AM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmEast E
YokohamaTue 5:30 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 5:30 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 5:30 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 5:30 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoTue 5:30 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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