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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 21:36:00 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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 108° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.94 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"939.05 miwest0° 01' 59.8"2.29 misouth939.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 07.3"757.32 mieast1° 14' 42.6"85.65 misouth765.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hai PhongSun 4:36 AM178 km110 miles96 nmWest W
HaikouSun 5:36 AM218 km135 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
NanningSun 5:36 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorth N
HanoiSun 4:36 AM266 km165 miles143 nmWest W
Xam NeuaSun 4:36 AM453 km281 miles244 nmWest W
HuếSun 4:36 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
Da NangSun 4:36 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
GuilinSun 5:36 AM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanSun 5:36 AM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
MacauSun 5:36 AM560 km348 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
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