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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 15:26:00 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 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 162° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.00 miwest0° 01' 23.5"1.60 misouth938.08 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.3"756.92 mieast1° 00' 22.1"69.21 misouth762.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 5:26 AM447 km278 miles241 nmEast E
WailukuSat 5:26 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast E
MidwaySat 4:26 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 5:26 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 3:26 AM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 3:26 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 3:26 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
TarawaSun 3:26 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 4:26 AM3490 km2169 miles1884 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Sat 6:26 AM3662 km2276 miles1978 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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