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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 19:50:00 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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 157° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.23 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.8"957.68 miwest0° 06' 21.0"7.28 misouth957.98 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.8"765.02 mieast2° 56' 07.5"201.84 misouth796.82 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 7:50 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 6:50 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:50 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 7:50 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 7:50 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 7:50 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaTue 4:50 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 4:50 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 4:50 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 8:50 AM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmEast-northeast ENE

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