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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 9:00:00 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 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' North, Longitude: 140° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"958.33 miWest0° 06' 27.2"7.40 miSouth958.64 mi
24 hours11° 35' 32.5"765.39 miEast2° 58' 29.0"204.54 miSouth797.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 7:00 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaTue 7:00 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 6:00 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuTue 6:00 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth N
ShizuokaTue 6:00 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth N
KumamotoTue 6:00 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavaoTue 5:00 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
OsakaTue 6:00 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeTue 6:00 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 6:00 AM2003 km1245 miles1081 nmNorth N

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