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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:08:00 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: 83%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 152° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.7"944.17 miwest0° 03' 27.6"3.97 minorth944.01 mi
24 hours11° 35' 45.8"754.15 mieast0° 57' 06.7"65.48 minorth754.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 3:08 AM320 km199 miles173 nmWest W
WailukuThu 3:08 AM477 km296 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 3:08 AM625 km388 miles337 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:08 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 2:08 AM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 1:08 AM3445 km2141 miles1860 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 6:08 AM3475 km2159 miles1876 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 6:08 AM3677 km2285 miles1985 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 2:08 AM3865 km2401 miles2087 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Thu 5:08 AM3966 km2464 miles2142 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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