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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: 97%

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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 139° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.13 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"946.27 miwest0° 03' 47.9"4.36 minorth946.10 mi
24 hours11° 34' 41.7"754.62 mieast1° 05' 32.9"75.16 minorth755.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 1:46 AM844 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 1:46 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 12:46 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuThu 12:46 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
KumamotoThu 12:46 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaThu 12:46 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmNorth N
OsakaThu 12:46 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeThu 12:46 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 12:46 AM1740 km1081 miles939 nmNorth N
KyotoThu 12:46 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorth N
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