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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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' North, Longitude: 172° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.7"954.29 miwest0° 05' 26.8"6.24 minorth954.06 mi
24 hours348° 33' 12.0"752.02 miwest1° 46' 32.7"122.14 minorth757.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 2:46 AM658 km409 miles355 nmWest W
MajuroThu 2:46 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 3:46 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNortheast NE
TarawaThu 2:46 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 1:46 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 2:46 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 2:46 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 2:46 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 12:46 AM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 4:46 AM3089 km1920 miles1668 nmEast E
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