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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 13:20:00 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: 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 154° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"944.10 miwest0° 03' 26.6"3.95 minorth943.94 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.7"754.16 mieast0° 56' 39.3"64.96 minorth754.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 3:20 AM32 km20 miles17 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kailua-KonaThu 3:20 AM115 km72 miles62 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuThu 3:20 AM192 km119 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Napili-HonokowaiThu 3:20 AM213 km132 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 3:20 AM339 km210 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:20 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 2:20 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 1:20 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 2:20 AM3702 km2300 miles1999 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Thu 6:20 AM3707 km2303 miles2001 nmNortheast NE
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