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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 17:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 161° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.64 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.38 miwest0° 01' 38.2"1.88 misouth938.47 mi
24 hours11° 42' 23.8"757.07 mieast1° 06' 11.8"75.89 misouth763.57 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 5:56 AM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 4:56 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 5:56 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 3:56 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 6:56 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 5:56 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 5:56 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoSun 2:56 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 2:56 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:56 AM3301 km2051 miles1782 nmSoutheast SE

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