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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 19:10:00 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: 45%

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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' North, Longitude: 167° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.07 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"957.30 miwest0° 06' 17.5"7.21 misouth957.61 mi
24 hours11° 35' 45.7"764.82 mieast2° 54' 46.5"200.29 misouth796.21 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 7:10 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroTue 7:10 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 6:10 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 7:10 AM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 8:10 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
YarenTue 7:10 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:10 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmWest W
Baker IslandMon 7:10 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 6:10 AM3086 km1918 miles1666 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 7:10 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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