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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 15:10:00 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: 57%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 146° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"944.09 miwest0° 03' 41.9"4.24 misouth944.28 mi
24 hours11° 39' 59.3"759.02 mieast1° 54' 46.1"131.56 misouth774.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 5:10 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 5:10 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Sun 8:10 AM3060 km1902 miles1652 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 8:10 AM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySun 4:10 AM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las Vegas *Sun 8:10 AM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 8:10 AM3724 km2314 miles2011 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 8:10 AM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sun 8:10 AM3773 km2345 miles2038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sun 8:10 AM3872 km2406 miles2090 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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