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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 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: 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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 140° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.05 meters/second, 1523.0 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 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' 47.4"946.03 miwest0° 04' 10.5"4.79 misouth946.25 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.4"759.72 mieast2° 05' 53.0"144.30 misouth777.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 6:10 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 6:10 AM790 km491 miles426 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokMon 5:10 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuMon 5:10 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
ShizuokaMon 5:10 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth N
OsakaMon 5:10 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaMon 5:10 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth N
KobeMon 5:10 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 5:10 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 5:10 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth N
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