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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 14:20:00 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: 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' North, Longitude: 179° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"954.51 miwest0° 05' 29.0"6.29 minorth954.28 mi
24 hours348° 33' 24.0"751.97 miwest1° 47' 28.1"123.20 minorth758.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 3:20 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandThu 2:20 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest W
MajuroThu 2:20 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 2:20 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 2:20 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 4:20 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenThu 2:20 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 1:20 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 2:20 AM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 4:20 AM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmEast-southeast ESE

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