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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 20:30:00 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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 136° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.11 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 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' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.5"946.17 miwest0° 04' 12.5"4.82 misouth946.39 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.2"759.77 mieast2° 06' 37.3"145.14 misouth778.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 6:30 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:30 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth S
KagoshimaMon 5:30 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoMon 5:30 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiMon 4:30 AM1616 km1004 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaMon 5:30 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuMon 5:30 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 5:30 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmNorth N
KobeMon 5:30 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmNorth N
QuezonMon 4:30 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest-southwest WSW

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