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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 19:46:00 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 19:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 134° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.78 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.70 miwest0° 01' 49.0"2.08 misouth938.80 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.0"757.19 mieast1° 10' 27.4"80.78 misouth764.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSun 4:46 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HagåtñaSun 5:46 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmSoutheast SE
KumamotoSun 4:46 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSun 3:46 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokSun 4:46 AM1468 km912 miles792 nmSouth S
FukuokaSun 4:46 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSun 4:46 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSun 4:46 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
KobeSun 4:46 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth N
HamamatsuSun 4:46 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth N

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