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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 6:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 128° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.39 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' 05.5"942.29 miWest0° 02' 57.1"3.39 miNorth942.15 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.3"754.55 miEast0° 44' 36.0"51.14 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
NahaFri 3:36 AM668 km415 miles360 nmNorth N
KaohsiungFri 2:36 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaipeiFri 2:36 AM901 km560 miles487 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CityFri 2:36 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonFri 2:36 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiFri 2:36 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaFri 2:36 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowFri 2:36 AM1149 km714 miles621 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenFri 2:36 AM1179 km732 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaFri 3:36 AM1272 km791 miles687 nmNorth N

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