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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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 97%

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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 139° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.13 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"946.22 miwest0° 03' 48.0"4.36 minorth946.04 mi
24 hours11° 34' 41.2"754.56 mieast1° 05' 35.3"75.20 minorth755.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 1:46 AM821 km510 miles443 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 1:46 AM878 km545 miles474 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 12:46 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuThu 12:46 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
KumamotoThu 12:46 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaThu 12:46 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
OsakaThu 12:46 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeThu 12:46 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 12:46 AM1744 km1083 miles942 nmNorth N
KyotoThu 12:46 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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