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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 16:56:00 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 176° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.22 miwest0° 01' 32.4"1.77 misouth938.30 mi
24 hours348° 17' 32.5"757.01 miwest1° 03' 52.0"73.22 misouth763.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 4:56 AM1003 km624 miles542 nmWest W
MidwaySat 5:56 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 4:56 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 4:56 AM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 4:56 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 3:56 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 4:56 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 6:56 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 4:56 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 2:56 AM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmWest W

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