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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 16:46:00 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: 65%

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 178° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.55 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"938.20 miwest0° 01' 31.3"1.75 misouth938.28 mi
24 hours348° 17' 31.8"757.00 miwest1° 03' 28.7"72.78 misouth763.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:46 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 4:46 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmWest W
MajuroSun 4:46 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 4:46 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 4:46 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 6:46 AM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmEast E
PalikirSun 3:46 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSun 4:46 AM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 4:46 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 6:46 AM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmSoutheast SE
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