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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, July 18, 2012 at 23:08:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:49 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:26 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' North, Longitude: 168° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.05 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.5"957.27 miwest0° 07' 11.8"8.25 misouth957.62 mi
24 hours11° 50' 02.9"781.16 mieast3° 16' 37.4"225.33 misouth819.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 1:08 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 12:08 PM1480 km919 miles799 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 11:08 AM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 1:08 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 11:08 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 11:08 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:08 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 12:08 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:08 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:08 AM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmSouthwest SW

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