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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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:10:00 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: 89%

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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' North, Longitude: 163° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.8"955.13 miwest0° 05' 35.0"6.40 minorth954.90 mi
24 hours11° 26' 03.4"751.84 mieast1° 49' 56.9"126.04 minorth758.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:10 AM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 2:10 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 3:10 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 1:10 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 1:10 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 1:10 AM3099 km1926 miles1674 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:10 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:10 AM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 1:10 AM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 3:10 AM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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