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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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 20:10:00 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: 15%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 168° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.1"939.56 miwest0° 03' 38.3"4.17 misouth939.75 mi
24 hours12° 03' 02.2"781.06 mieast1° 55' 37.2"132.55 misouth796.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 10:10 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmEast E
MidwayMon 9:10 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 8:10 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 10:10 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 8:10 AM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmWest W
MajuroTue 8:10 AM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 8:10 AM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 9:10 AM3311 km2057 miles1788 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 8:10 AM3464 km2152 miles1870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 8:10 AM3520 km2187 miles1901 nmSouthwest SW
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