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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, October 4, 2012 at 19:00:00 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: 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 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 122° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 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' 05.0"942.17 miwest0° 02' 55.0"3.34 minorth942.03 mi
24 hours11° 37' 34.1"754.58 mieast0° 43' 40.7"50.08 minorth754.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungFri 3:00 AM392 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungFri 3:00 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baguio CityFri 3:00 AM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HsinchuFri 3:00 AM536 km333 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Taoyuan CityFri 3:00 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 3:00 AM547 km340 miles296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityFri 3:00 AM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatFri 3:00 AM606 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesFri 3:00 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonFri 3:00 AM642 km399 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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