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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 81%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 130° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.40 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.6"942.33 miWest0° 02' 57.8"3.40 miNorth942.18 mi
24 hours11° 37' 25.6"754.55 miEast0° 44' 49.8"51.40 miNorth754.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiFri 2:30 AM1026 km637 miles554 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonFri 2:30 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaFri 2:30 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
KagoshimaFri 3:30 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth N
FoochowFri 2:30 AM1275 km792 miles689 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenFri 2:30 AM1317 km819 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoFri 3:30 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth N
ShantouFri 2:30 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaFri 3:30 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth N
ShanghaiFri 2:30 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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