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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 19:10:00 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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 131° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.18 meters/second, 1509.1 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"937.36 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 minorth937.33 mi
24 hours11° 42' 09.8"755.92 mieast0° 12' 45.5"14.63 misouth756.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiSat 3:10 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaSat 4:10 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmNorth N
KumamotoSat 4:10 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmNorth N
QuezonSat 3:10 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSat 3:10 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoochowSat 3:10 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSat 4:10 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaSat 4:10 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSat 4:10 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth N
MelekeokSat 4:10 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth S

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