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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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' North, Longitude: 131° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.2"952.82 miwest0° 05' 12.2"5.97 minorth952.60 mi
24 hours11° 28' 05.4"752.33 mieast1° 40' 28.3"115.18 minorth757.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonThu 1:36 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaThu 1:36 AM1214 km754 miles656 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokThu 2:36 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaipeiThu 1:36 AM1272 km791 miles687 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoThu 1:36 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KagoshimaThu 2:36 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth N
HagåtñaThu 3:36 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-southeast ESE
General SantosThu 1:36 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoThu 2:36 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
ShantouThu 1:36 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest-northwest WNW

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