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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 20:00:00 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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 131° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 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"938.74 miwest0° 01' 50.3"2.11 misouth938.84 mi
24 hours11° 42' 15.1"757.21 mieast1° 11' 00.0"81.40 misouth764.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiSun 4:00 AM1138 km707 miles615 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaSun 5:00 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth N
QuezonSun 4:00 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 4:00 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest-southwest WSW
KumamotoSun 5:00 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmNorth N
FoochowSun 4:00 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSun 5:00 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth N
XiamenSun 4:00 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitakyushuSun 5:00 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth N
MelekeokSun 5:00 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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