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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 20:30:00 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: 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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 101° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.12 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"941.70 miwest0° 02' 46.4"3.18 minorth941.57 mi
24 hours11° 37' 59.5"754.68 mieast0° 40' 13.4"46.12 minorth754.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Luang PrabangFri 3:30 AM128 km80 miles69 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang RaiFri 3:30 AM131 km82 miles71 nmWest-southwest WSW
Chiang MaiFri 3:30 AM272 km169 miles147 nmSouthwest SW
VientianeFri 3:30 AM312 km194 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Xam NeuaFri 3:30 AM318 km198 miles172 nmEast E
Udon ThaniFri 3:30 AM375 km233 miles203 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khon KaenFri 3:30 AM473 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HanoiFri 3:30 AM511 km317 miles276 nmEast E
NaypyidawFri 3:00 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest W
Nakhon SawanFri 3:30 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth S

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