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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, September 10, 2012 at 21:10:00 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: 28%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 157° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.07 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.81 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.6"948.33 miwest0° 05' 10.3"5.93 misouth948.59 mi
24 hours11° 52' 42.4"776.71 mieast2° 30' 28.8"172.48 misouth801.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 9:10 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
PalikirTue 8:10 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 7:10 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 9:10 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 9:10 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaTue 6:10 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 6:10 AM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaTue 9:10 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 10:10 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokTue 6:10 AM2775 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW

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