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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 18:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 159° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 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"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.41 miwest0° 01' 39.3"1.90 misouth938.50 mi
24 hours11° 42' 23.2"757.09 mieast1° 06' 35.0"76.34 misouth763.64 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 6:06 AM800 km497 miles432 nmEast E
PalikirSun 5:06 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 4:06 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 6:06 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSun 3:06 AM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSun 6:06 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 7:06 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoSun 3:06 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 6:06 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSun 3:06 AM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmWest-southwest WSW

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