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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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 01:28:00 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: 24%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' North, Longitude: 98° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.27 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"989.17 miwest0° 10' 29.3"12.01 misouth989.51 mi
24 hours11° 40' 24.4"795.48 mieast4° 27' 25.5"306.29 misouth856.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Na Thon (Ko Samui)Thu 8:28 AM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
PhuketThu 8:28 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth S
Hat YaiThu 8:28 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PattayaThu 8:28 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
Alor SetarThu 9:28 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BangkokThu 8:28 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaweiThu 7:58 AM466 km289 miles252 nmNorth N
George TownThu 9:28 AM525 km326 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SihanoukvilleThu 8:28 AM528 km328 miles285 nmEast E
BattambangThu 8:28 AM599 km372 miles324 nmNortheast NE
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