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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 16:36:00 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 179° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.17 miwest0° 01' 30.4"1.73 misouth938.25 mi
24 hours11° 42' 28.7"756.99 mieast1° 03' 05.4"72.33 misouth763.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:36 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 4:36 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmWest W
MajuroSun 4:36 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 6:36 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 4:36 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 4:36 AM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 4:36 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 3:36 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 6:36 AM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 4:36 AM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmSouth S
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