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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 19:36:00 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 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 125° 42' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.9"937.33 miwest0° 00' 33.1"0.63 minorth937.30 mi
24 hours11° 42' 12.1"755.94 mieast0° 13' 46.7"15.80 misouth756.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSat 3:36 AM588 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
NahaSat 4:36 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiSat 3:36 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungSat 3:36 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
Taoyuan CitySat 3:36 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
HsinchuSat 3:36 AM643 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CitySat 3:36 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSat 3:36 AM852 km530 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowSat 3:36 AM862 km536 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
ManilaSat 3:36 AM864 km537 miles466 nmSouthwest SW
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