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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:20:00 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: 55%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 152° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.90 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.3"945.70 miwest0° 04' 05.8"4.70 misouth945.91 mi
24 hours11° 39' 21.1"759.60 mieast2° 04' 02.6"142.19 misouth777.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 5:20 AM910 km565 miles491 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaMon 5:20 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandMon 7:20 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E
PalikirMon 6:20 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 4:20 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 4:20 AM2207 km1371 miles1191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 4:20 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 4:20 AM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmWest-southwest WSW
OsakaMon 4:20 AM2397 km1490 miles1294 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoMon 4:20 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorthwest NW
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