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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 14:20:00 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 157° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.6"937.85 miwest0° 01' 04.0"1.22 minorth937.79 mi
24 hours11° 41' 37.2"755.70 mieast0° 01' 23.1"1.59 misouth755.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 4:20 AM44 km27 miles24 nmNorth N
Napili-HonokowaiFri 4:20 AM124 km77 miles67 nmEast E
WailukuFri 4:20 AM142 km88 miles77 nmEast E
LihueFri 4:20 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
Kailua-KonaFri 4:20 AM241 km150 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
HiloFri 4:20 AM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 4:20 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 3:20 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 2:20 AM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 3:20 AM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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