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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' North, Longitude: 139° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"947.34 miwest0° 04' 27.3"5.11 minorth947.14 mi
24 hours11° 32' 50.1"753.30 mieast1° 21' 37.4"93.58 minorth755.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 5:10 AM824 km512 miles445 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 5:10 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 4:10 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuFri 4:10 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth N
KumamotoFri 4:10 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaFri 4:10 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 4:10 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeFri 4:10 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaFri 4:10 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth N
KyotoFri 4:10 AM1760 km1094 miles951 nmNorth N
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