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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, October 1, 2012 at 09:18:00 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: 98%

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 Monday, October 1, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' North, Longitude: 129° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.73 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.4"985.71 miwest0° 09' 17.9"10.65 minorth985.50 mi
24 hours11° 00' 32.0"746.13 mieast3° 26' 04.1"236.10 minorth777.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Mon 2:18 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:18 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:18 AM3001 km1865 miles1620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 2:18 AM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:18 AM3105 km1929 miles1677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 11:18 PM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:18 PM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Mon 4:18 AM3418 km2124 miles1846 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:18 AM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 11:18 PM3870 km2405 miles2090 nmSouthwest SW

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