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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 18:46:00 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: 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' North, Longitude: 161° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.79 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.8 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' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.0"945.47 miwest0° 04' 02.5"4.64 misouth945.68 mi
24 hours11° 39' 26.5"759.51 mieast2° 02' 47.2"140.75 misouth777.02 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 6:46 AM573 km356 miles310 nmEast E
PalikirMon 5:46 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:46 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 4:46 AM1883 km1170 miles1016 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 6:46 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 7:46 AM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaMon 6:46 AM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 3:46 AM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 3:46 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 5:46 AM3220 km2001 miles1739 nmSouth S

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