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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 18:10:00 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: 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 169° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.69 meters/second, 1521.7 km/hour, 945.5 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"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.8"945.23 miwest0° 03' 59.1"4.57 misouth945.44 mi
24 hours348° 20' 27.9"759.43 miwest2° 01' 27.4"139.23 misouth776.62 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 6:10 AM345 km215 miles186 nmWest W
MajuroMon 6:10 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 7:10 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmNortheast NE
PalikirMon 5:10 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 6:10 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth S
YarenMon 6:10 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 6:10 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 4:10 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 6:10 AM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 8:10 AM3361 km2089 miles1815 nmEast E

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