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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 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: 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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' North, Longitude: 104° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.7"951.86 miwest0° 05' 02.5"5.78 minorth951.65 mi
24 hours11° 28' 56.0"752.53 mieast1° 36' 21.8"110.47 minorth756.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wanon NiwatThu 2:30 AM120 km74 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sakon NakhonThu 2:30 AM168 km104 miles91 nmSouth S
VientianeThu 2:30 AM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
Xam NeuaThu 2:30 AM192 km119 miles104 nmNorth N
Udon ThaniThu 2:30 AM193 km120 miles104 nmSouthwest SW
Luang PrabangThu 2:30 AM241 km150 miles130 nmNorthwest NW
SavannakhetThu 2:30 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khon KaenThu 2:30 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HanoiThu 2:30 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNortheast NE
Hai PhongThu 2:30 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNortheast NE

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