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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 14:10:00 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: 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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 155° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 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' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"937.87 miwest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 minorth937.82 mi
24 hours11° 41' 35.8"755.69 mieast0° 00' 59.6"1.14 misouth755.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WailukuFri 4:10 AM110 km68 miles59 nmWest W
Napili-HonokowaiFri 4:10 AM128 km80 miles69 nmWest W
HiloFri 4:10 AM140 km87 miles75 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kailua-KonaFri 4:10 AM152 km95 miles82 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 4:10 AM255 km158 miles137 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:10 AM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 3:10 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 2:10 AM3239 km2012 miles1749 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Fri 7:10 AM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSat 3:10 AM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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