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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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' North, Longitude: 169° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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"944.69 miwest0° 03' 51.1"4.42 misouth944.89 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.8"759.23 mieast1° 58' 20.4"135.66 misouth775.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 5:46 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSun 6:46 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 4:46 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 6:46 AM2400 km1492 miles1296 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandMon 4:46 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmWest W
MajuroMon 4:46 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 4:46 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 5:46 AM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 4:46 AM3355 km2085 miles1811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 4:46 AM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmSouthwest SW

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