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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 22:10:00 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: 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 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 111° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.42 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"946.87 miwest0° 04' 21.8"5.00 misouth947.09 mi
24 hours11° 38' 54.4"760.04 mieast2° 10' 17.3"149.35 misouth779.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouMon 6:10 AM173 km108 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
MacauMon 6:10 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongMon 6:10 AM401 km249 miles217 nmNortheast NE
KowloonMon 6:10 AM408 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
FoshanMon 6:10 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenMon 6:10 AM434 km270 miles234 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouMon 6:10 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NanningMon 6:10 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
Da NangMon 5:10 AM535 km332 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
HuếMon 5:10 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
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