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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 Saturday, October 6, 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: 66%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 143° 45' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"937.84 miwest0° 01' 16.0"1.45 misouth937.90 mi
24 hours11° 42' 35.8"756.85 mieast0° 57' 24.7"65.82 misouth762.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 4:10 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:10 AM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sat 7:10 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 7:10 AM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 7:10 AM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSat 7:10 AM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 7:10 AM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySat 3:10 AM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmWest-northwest WNW
Seattle *Sat 7:10 AM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sat 7:10 AM3641 km2263 miles1966 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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