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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 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' North, Longitude: 140° 10' 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"958.41 miwest0° 06' 27.3"7.40 misouth958.72 mi
24 hours11° 35' 32.3"765.45 mieast2° 58' 31.2"204.60 misouth797.96 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 AM643 km399 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaTue 7:00 AM654 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 6:00 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuTue 6:00 AM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth N
DavaoTue 5:00 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoTue 6:00 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaTue 6:00 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth N
OsakaTue 6:00 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeTue 6:00 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 6:00 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
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