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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 19:36:00 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 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 137° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.77 meters/second, 1511.2 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' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.67 miwest0° 01' 48.0"2.07 misouth938.76 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.8"757.18 mieast1° 10' 04.1"80.34 misouth764.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 5:36 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmSoutheast SE
KagoshimaSun 4:36 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSun 4:36 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokSun 4:36 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuSun 4:36 AM1546 km960 miles835 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 4:36 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorth N
KobeSun 4:36 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSun 4:36 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmNorth N
KyotoSun 4:36 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
FukuokaSun 4:36 AM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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