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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 Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 15:18:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' North, Longitude: 102° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.21 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 33' 11.6"998.02 miwest0° 10' 19.0"11.82 minorth997.89 mi
24 hours10° 46' 36.2"739.06 mieast3° 55' 33.1"269.81 minorth783.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hat YaiSat 10:18 PM179 km111 miles97 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alor SetarSat 11:18 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
George TownSat 11:18 PM297 km185 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
IpohSat 11:18 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SihanoukvilleSat 10:18 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhuketSat 10:18 PM401 km249 miles216 nmWest W
KuantanSat 11:18 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kuala LumpurSat 11:18 PM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth S
Cần ThơSat 10:18 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE
SerembanSat 11:18 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth S
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