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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 13:40:00 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 148° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.44 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.9"937.94 miwest0° 01' 07.8"1.30 minorth937.88 mi
24 hours11° 41' 31.8"755.66 mieast0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth755.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:40 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:40 AM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 2:40 AM3057 km1899 miles1651 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Fri 6:40 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:40 AM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 6:40 AM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Fri 6:40 AM3764 km2339 miles2032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 6:40 AM3815 km2371 miles2060 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandFri 1:40 AM3836 km2384 miles2071 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloFri 6:40 AM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmEast-northeast ENE

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