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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:26:00 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: 74%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 157° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.8"937.51 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 minorth937.47 mi
24 hours11° 41' 59.4"755.84 mieast0° 08' 40.8"9.95 misouth756.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 5:26 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast E
HagåtñaSat 3:26 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 4:26 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 5:26 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSat 2:26 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 2:26 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSat 2:26 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSat 5:26 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KyotoSat 2:26 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSat 2:26 AM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmNorthwest NW

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