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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 8:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 117° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.15 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.6 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' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.6"937.29 miWest0° 00' 29.9"0.57 miNorth937.26 mi
24 hours11° 42' 15.2"755.97 miEast0° 15' 06.9"17.33 miSouth756.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouSat 4:10 AM274 km170 miles148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KowloonSat 4:10 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongSat 4:10 AM371 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungSat 4:10 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
XiamenSat 4:10 AM388 km241 miles209 nmNorth N
ShenzhenSat 4:10 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
MacauSat 4:10 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungSat 4:10 AM479 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouSat 4:10 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSat 4:10 AM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW

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