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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 Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 94%

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 Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 177° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"968.95 miwest0° 07' 27.7"8.55 minorth968.69 mi
24 hours11° 14' 07.5"749.00 mieast2° 37' 51.8"180.93 minorth765.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 2:20 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 1:20 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 1:20 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 1:20 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaWed 1:20 AM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 3:20 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 1:20 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 1:20 AM2679 km1665 miles1446 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 3:20 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 12:20 AM2807 km1744 miles1515 nmWest-southwest WSW

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