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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 14:30:00 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: 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 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 160° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 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' 50.5"937.83 miwest0° 01' 03.0"1.20 minorth937.77 mi
24 hours11° 41' 38.5"755.70 mieast0° 01' 46.6"2.04 misouth755.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueFri 4:30 AM150 km93 miles81 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluFri 4:30 AM256 km159 miles138 nmEast E
WailukuFri 4:30 AM393 km244 miles212 nmEast E
HiloFri 4:30 AM559 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayFri 3:30 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 4:30 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 2:30 AM2892 km1797 miles1561 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 2:30 AM3427 km2130 miles1851 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSat 2:30 AM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:30 AM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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