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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 17:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 173° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.7"945.14 miwest0° 03' 57.8"4.54 misouth945.35 mi
24 hours348° 20' 25.8"759.39 miwest2° 00' 56.2"138.63 misouth776.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 5:56 AM699 km435 miles378 nmWest W
MidwaySun 6:56 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 5:56 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 5:56 AM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 4:56 AM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 5:56 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 5:56 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 7:56 AM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 3:56 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 5:56 AM3189 km1981 miles1722 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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