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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 13:30:00 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 157° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.16 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.6 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' 10.4"944.04 miwest0° 03' 25.7"3.93 minorth943.88 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.0"754.18 mieast0° 56' 16.6"64.52 minorth754.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Napili-HonokowaiThu 3:30 AM133 km83 miles72 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuThu 3:30 AM136 km84 miles73 nmNortheast NE
Kailua-KonaThu 3:30 AM148 km92 miles80 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluThu 3:30 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiloThu 3:30 AM241 km150 miles130 nmEast E
KiritimatiFri 3:30 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 2:30 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 1:30 AM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 2:30 AM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 1:30 AM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmWest-southwest WSW

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