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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 16:36:00 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: 56%

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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 167° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"944.63 miwest0° 03' 50.1"4.40 misouth944.83 mi
24 hours11° 39' 46.4"759.21 mieast1° 57' 58.1"135.23 misouth775.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 6:36 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySun 5:36 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 6:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 4:36 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 4:36 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 4:36 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmWest W
TarawaMon 4:36 AM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 5:36 AM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 4:36 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 4:36 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmSouthwest SW

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