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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 19:10:00 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: 64%

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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 143° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.73 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"938.59 miwest0° 01' 45.5"2.02 misouth938.68 mi
24 hours11° 42' 18.7"757.15 mieast1° 09' 03.7"79.18 misouth764.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 5:10 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 5:10 AM816 km507 miles441 nmSouth S
HamamatsuSun 4:10 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaSun 4:10 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaSun 4:10 AM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiSun 4:10 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaSun 4:10 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSun 4:10 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 4:10 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSun 4:10 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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