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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 10:18:00 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 10:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 45' North, Longitude: 155° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.4"997.16 miwest0° 10' 26.2"11.95 minorth997.02 mi
24 hours10° 52' 36.5"745.52 mieast3° 57' 29.0"272.03 minorth789.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 12:18 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 12:18 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 10:18 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 11:18 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 12:18 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Mon 12:18 AM2994 km1860 miles1616 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySat 11:18 PM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 12:18 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 10:18 PM3340 km2075 miles1803 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 11:18 PM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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