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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 23:36:00 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: 44%

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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' North, Longitude: 102° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.19 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"959.82 miwest0° 06' 40.9"7.66 misouth960.13 mi
24 hours11° 35' 15.1"766.24 mieast3° 03' 41.2"210.50 misouth800.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Udon ThaniTue 6:36 AM36 km23 miles20 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khon KaenTue 6:36 AM74 km46 miles40 nmSouth S
VientianeTue 6:36 AM98 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
Wanon NiwatTue 6:36 AM127 km79 miles69 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sakon NakhonTue 6:36 AM154 km96 miles83 nmEast E
SavannakhetTue 6:36 AM226 km141 miles122 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nakhon RatchasimaTue 6:36 AM242 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nakhon SawanTue 6:36 AM314 km195 miles169 nmWest-southwest WSW
Luang PrabangTue 6:36 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
Xam NeuaTue 6:36 AM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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