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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 Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 09:08:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 33' North, Longitude: 138° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.8"997.64 miwest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 minorth997.51 mi
24 hours10° 52' 19.7"745.55 mieast3° 58' 51.5"273.60 minorth790.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:08 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 11:08 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 11:08 PM3031 km1884 miles1637 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:08 AM3593 km2233 miles1940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 2:08 AM3717 km2309 miles2007 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 1:08 AM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSun 2:08 AM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 11:08 PM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixSun 2:08 AM3949 km2454 miles2132 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:08 AM3953 km2456 miles2135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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