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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.6"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.7"||938.78 mi||west||0° 01' 51.5"||2.13 mi||south||938.88 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 14.1"||757.22 mi||east||1° 11' 25.7"||81.89 mi||south||764.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Sun 5:10 AM||613 km||381 miles||331 nm||NNW|
|Taipei||Sun 4:10 AM||896 km||557 miles||484 nm||NW|
|Kaohsiung||Sun 4:10 AM||910 km||566 miles||492 nm||WNW|
|Baguio City||Sun 4:10 AM||999 km||621 miles||540 nm||WSW|
|Quezon||Sun 4:10 AM||1068 km||663 miles||577 nm||SW|
|Manila||Sun 4:10 AM||1079 km||670 miles||582 nm||SW|
|Foochow||Sun 4:10 AM||1145 km||712 miles||618 nm||WNW|
|Xiamen||Sun 4:10 AM||1187 km||737 miles||641 nm||WNW|
|Kagoshima||Sun 5:10 AM||1212 km||753 miles||654 nm||N|
|Shantou||Sun 4:10 AM||1295 km||805 miles||699 nm||WNW|
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