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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 18:36:00 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: 73%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 140° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.20 meters/second, 1509.1 km/hour, 937.7 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' 48.3"937.41 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth937.37 mi
24 hours11° 42' 06.5"755.90 mieast0° 11' 25.6"13.10 misouth756.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 4:36 AM868 km539 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 4:36 AM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HamamatsuSat 3:36 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSat 3:36 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
OsakaSat 3:36 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeSat 3:36 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSat 3:36 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth N
NagoyaSat 3:36 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorth N
MelekeokSat 3:36 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoSat 3:36 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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