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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 21:20:00 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: 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 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' North, Longitude: 123° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.26 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.9"946.52 miwest0° 04' 17.2"4.91 misouth946.74 mi
24 hours11° 39' 02.2"759.90 mieast2° 08' 27.4"147.25 misouth778.77 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 5:20 AM491 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
KaohsiungMon 5:20 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
Tarlac CityMon 5:20 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
MabalacatMon 5:20 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
AngelesMon 5:20 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonMon 5:20 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaichungMon 5:20 AM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManilaMon 5:20 AM623 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakatiMon 5:20 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OlongapoMon 5:20 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
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