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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 150° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.64 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.8"958.58 miwest0° 05' 59.9"6.88 minorth958.34 mi
24 hours11° 23' 34.1"751.70 mieast2° 00' 43.0"138.38 minorth760.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 12:14 AM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaWed 12:14 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 1:14 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 2:14 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 11:14 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaTue 11:14 PM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 11:14 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 11:14 PM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 11:14 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoTue 11:14 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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