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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 13:10:00 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: 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 152° 32' 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"944.16 miwest0° 03' 27.5"3.97 minorth944.00 mi
24 hours11° 35' 46.5"754.15 mieast0° 57' 02.1"65.39 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 3:10 AM269 km167 miles145 nmWest W
WailukuThu 3:10 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 3:10 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:10 AM2067 km1285 miles1116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 2:10 AM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 1:10 AM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 6:10 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 6:10 AM3720 km2311 miles2008 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 2:10 AM3836 km2384 miles2071 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Thu 5:10 AM3953 km2456 miles2135 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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