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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 13:18:00 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: 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 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 165° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.08 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.5"955.06 miwest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 minorth954.83 mi
24 hours11° 26' 07.0"751.86 mieast1° 49' 39.9"125.72 minorth758.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:18 AM914 km568 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 2:18 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 3:18 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 1:18 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 1:18 AM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 1:18 AM2896 km1799 miles1564 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:18 AM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:18 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 1:18 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 3:18 AM3593 km2233 miles1940 nmSouth S

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