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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 19:30:00 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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 134° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.57 meters/second, 1524.8 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.8"947.19 miwest0° 04' 25.5"5.07 minorth946.98 mi
24 hours11° 33' 00.4"753.38 mieast1° 20' 52.8"92.73 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
HagåtñaFri 5:30 AM1275 km792 miles689 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokFri 4:30 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth S
KagoshimaFri 4:30 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 3:30 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoFri 4:30 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonFri 3:30 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaFri 3:30 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaFri 4:30 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuFri 4:30 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavaoFri 3:30 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmSouthwest SW

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