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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 21:00:00 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: 54%

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 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' North, Longitude: 128° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.20 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.8"946.38 miwest0° 04' 15.3"4.88 misouth946.60 mi
24 hours11° 39' 05.5"759.85 mieast2° 07' 43.3"146.41 misouth778.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityMon 5:00 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
KaohsiungMon 5:00 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaipeiMon 5:00 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorthwest NW
QuezonMon 5:00 AM979 km608 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaMon 5:00 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiMon 5:00 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoochowMon 5:00 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenMon 5:00 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouMon 5:00 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaMon 6:00 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmNorth N

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