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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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' North, Longitude: 179° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.56 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.6"944.95 miwest0° 03' 55.0"4.49 misouth945.15 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.7"759.32 mieast1° 59' 49.6"137.36 misouth776.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 6:26 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandMon 5:26 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:26 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 5:26 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 5:26 AM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 7:26 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmEast E
YarenMon 5:26 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 4:26 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 7:26 AM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 5:26 AM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmSouth S
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