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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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 154° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 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"938.46 miwest0° 01' 41.1"1.93 misouth938.55 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.8"757.11 mieast1° 07' 21.5"77.23 misouth763.78 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 6:26 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 4:26 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 5:26 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSun 3:26 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 3:26 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaSun 3:26 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 6:26 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmSoutheast SE
OsakaSun 3:26 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoSun 3:26 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNorthwest NW
KobeSun 3:26 AM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmNorthwest NW

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