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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 Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 14:14:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 150° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.65 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.8"958.59 miwest0° 06' 00.0"6.88 minorth958.35 mi
24 hours11° 23' 33.6"751.70 mieast2° 00' 45.4"138.42 minorth760.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 12:14 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaWed 12:14 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 1:14 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 2:14 AM1727 km1073 miles932 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 11:14 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaTue 11:14 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 11:14 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 11:14 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 11:14 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoTue 11:14 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorthwest NW

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