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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 19:34:00 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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' North, Longitude: 161° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.17 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 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' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.7"957.53 miwest0° 06' 19.6"7.25 misouth957.83 mi
24 hours11° 35' 42.8"764.94 mieast2° 55' 35.1"201.22 misouth796.57 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 7:34 AM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 6:34 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 7:34 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 5:34 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 7:34 AM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 7:34 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 8:34 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoTue 4:34 AM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraTue 6:34 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouth S
MelekeokTue 4:34 AM3094 km1922 miles1670 nmWest-southwest WSW

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