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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 18:20:00 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 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 144° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.21 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.5"937.43 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 minorth937.39 mi
24 hours11° 42' 05.0"755.89 mieast0° 10' 47.9"12.38 misouth756.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 4:20 AM664 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 4:20 AM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
HamamatsuSat 3:20 AM1644 km1021 miles888 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSat 3:20 AM1649 km1024 miles890 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSat 3:20 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSat 3:20 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSat 3:20 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 3:20 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSat 3:20 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 3:20 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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