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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 20:10:00 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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 129° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 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"938.77 miwest0° 01' 51.4"2.13 misouth938.87 mi
24 hours11° 42' 14.3"757.22 mieast1° 11' 23.2"81.84 misouth764.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaSun 5:10 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiSun 4:10 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungSun 4:10 AM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonSun 4:10 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaSun 4:10 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowSun 4:10 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaSun 5:10 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth N
XiamenSun 4:10 AM1213 km753 miles655 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSun 4:10 AM1322 km821 miles714 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSun 5:10 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth N

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