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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 20:20:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 150° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"957.96 miwest0° 06' 23.7"7.33 misouth958.26 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.2"765.18 mieast2° 57' 08.3"203.00 misouth797.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 6:20 AM529 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaTue 6:20 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 7:20 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 8:20 AM1758 km1093 miles949 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 5:20 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaTue 5:20 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 5:20 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 5:20 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 5:20 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoTue 5:20 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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