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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 16:16:00 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 16:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 174° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.12 miwest0° 01' 28.4"1.69 misouth938.20 mi
24 hours11° 42' 29.7"756.97 mieast1° 02' 18.7"71.44 misouth762.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:16 AM875 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluSat 6:16 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmEast E
Wake IslandSun 4:16 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest W
MajuroSun 4:16 AM2183 km1356 miles1178 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 4:16 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 4:16 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 6:16 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 4:16 AM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 4:16 AM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 3:16 AM3350 km2081 miles1809 nmWest-southwest WSW

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