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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 19:36:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.7"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.9"||937.33 mi||west||0° 00' 33.0"||0.63 mi||north||937.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 12.3"||755.95 mi||east||0° 13' 49.4"||15.85 mi||south||756.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kaohsiung||Sat 3:36 AM||562 km||349 miles||304 nm||WNW|
|Taichung||Sat 3:36 AM||601 km||374 miles||325 nm||NW|
|Taipei||Sat 3:36 AM||603 km||375 miles||326 nm||NW|
|Taoyuan City||Sat 3:36 AM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm||NW|
|Naha||Sat 4:36 AM||617 km||383 miles||333 nm||NNE|
|Hsinchu||Sat 3:36 AM||622 km||387 miles||336 nm||NW|
|Baguio City||Sat 3:36 AM||719 km||446 miles||388 nm||SW|
|Quezon||Sat 3:36 AM||836 km||520 miles||451 nm||SW|
|Foochow||Sat 3:36 AM||842 km||523 miles||454 nm||NW|
|Xiamen||Sat 3:36 AM||847 km||526 miles||457 nm||WNW|
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