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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 18:56:00 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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 147° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.55 miwest0° 01' 44.1"1.99 misouth938.64 mi
24 hours11° 42' 19.8"757.14 mieast1° 08' 31.3"78.56 misouth763.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 4:56 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSun 4:56 AM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSun 3:56 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSun 3:56 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSun 3:56 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSun 3:56 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 3:56 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSun 3:56 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 3:56 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSun 3:56 AM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmNorthwest NW

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