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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 21:10:00 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: 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 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' North, Longitude: 138° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.4"958.43 miwest0° 06' 28.1"7.42 misouth958.74 mi
24 hours11° 35' 31.3"765.44 mieast2° 58' 49.1"204.92 misouth798.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 7:10 AM840 km522 miles454 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanTue 7:10 AM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 6:10 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoTue 5:10 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonTue 5:10 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmWest W
ManilaTue 5:10 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest W
KumamotoTue 6:10 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth-northwest NNW
General SantosTue 5:10 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiTue 5:10 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmWest-northwest WNW
HamamatsuTue 6:10 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth N

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