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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 19:34:00 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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' North, Longitude: 149° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.94 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.3"945.79 miwest0° 04' 07.1"4.72 misouth946.00 mi
24 hours11° 39' 19.0"759.63 mieast2° 04' 33.6"142.78 misouth777.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 5:34 AM635 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaMon 5:34 AM852 km529 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 6:34 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandMon 7:34 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast E
YokohamaMon 4:34 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 4:34 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokMon 4:34 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmSouthwest SW
NagoyaMon 4:34 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 4:34 AM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoMon 4:34 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmNorthwest NW

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