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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 Friday, October 5, 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: 75%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 143° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.46 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.2"937.98 miwest0° 01' 09.8"1.33 minorth937.92 mi
24 hours11° 41' 29.0"755.65 mieast0° 00' 57.7"1.11 minorth755.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:20 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:20 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Fri 6:20 AM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:20 AM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 6:20 AM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 6:20 AM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 6:20 AM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Fri 6:20 AM3514 km2184 miles1897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MidwayFri 2:20 AM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vancouver *Fri 6:20 AM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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