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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 Monday, October 8, 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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' North, Longitude: 175° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.3"956.99 miwest0° 06' 14.4"7.15 misouth957.29 mi
24 hours348° 24' 09.9"764.65 miwest2° 53' 37.2"198.97 misouth795.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 6:36 AM930 km578 miles502 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroTue 6:36 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 7:36 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaTue 6:36 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 6:36 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 5:36 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 6:36 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 8:36 AM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiTue 6:36 AM2923 km1817 miles1579 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 4:36 AM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmWest W
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