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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 20:20:00 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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 126° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.83 meters/second, 1511.4 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 42.7"938.81 miwest0° 01' 52.3"2.15 misouth938.90 mi
24 hours11° 42' 13.4"757.23 mieast1° 11' 46.4"82.29 misouth764.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaSun 5:20 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth N
KaohsiungSun 4:20 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaipeiSun 4:20 AM720 km447 miles389 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CitySun 4:20 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSun 4:20 AM901 km560 miles487 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaSun 4:20 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiSun 4:20 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
FoochowSun 4:20 AM964 km599 miles521 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenSun 4:20 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSun 4:20 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest-northwest WNW
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