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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 14:20:00 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: 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 146° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 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' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"937.86 miwest0° 01' 17.1"1.47 misouth937.92 mi
24 hours11° 42' 35.5"756.86 mieast0° 57' 48.0"66.27 misouth762.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 4:20 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:20 AM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Sat 7:20 AM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 7:20 AM3105 km1930 miles1677 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySat 3:20 AM3253 km2022 miles1757 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las Vegas *Sat 7:20 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSat 7:20 AM3633 km2257 miles1962 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 7:20 AM3653 km2270 miles1972 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sat 7:20 AM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sat 7:20 AM3753 km2332 miles2027 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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