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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:16:00 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: 65%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 156° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.44 miwest0° 01' 40.2"1.92 misouth938.52 mi
24 hours11° 42' 22.5"757.10 mieast1° 06' 58.3"76.78 misouth763.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 6:16 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 4:16 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSun 5:16 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 6:16 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSun 3:16 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 3:16 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSun 3:16 AM2510 km1560 miles1356 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSun 3:16 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaSun 3:16 AM2589 km1608 miles1398 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSun 6:16 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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