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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 19:00:00 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 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 157° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.84 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 821.9 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"945.56 miwest0° 04' 03.9"4.66 misouth945.77 mi
24 hours11° 39' 24.3"759.55 mieast2° 03' 18.2"141.34 misouth777.18 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 7:00 AM928 km577 miles501 nmEast E
PalikirMon 6:00 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 5:00 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 7:00 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 7:00 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 4:00 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 4:00 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaMon 7:00 AM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 8:00 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokMon 4:00 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmWest-southwest WSW

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