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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 18:36:00 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: 55%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' North, Longitude: 163° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.76 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"945.40 miwest0° 04' 01.5"4.62 misouth945.61 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.9"759.49 mieast2° 02' 25.0"140.33 misouth776.91 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 6:36 AM321 km199 miles173 nmEast E
PalikirMon 5:36 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:36 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 4:36 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 7:36 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaMon 6:36 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 6:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth S
TokyoMon 3:36 AM2940 km1827 miles1587 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 6:36 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 5:36 AM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmSouth S
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