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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 19:34:00 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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 137° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.66 miwest0° 01' 47.9"2.06 misouth938.76 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.9"757.18 mieast1° 09' 59.6"80.25 misouth764.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 5:34 AM1088 km676 miles588 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSun 4:34 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokSun 4:34 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoSun 4:34 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSun 4:34 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 4:34 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
KobeSun 4:34 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSun 4:34 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth N
KyotoSun 4:34 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmNorth N
NagoyaSun 4:34 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth N
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