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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 20:00:00 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: 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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 154° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.28 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 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' 56.9"957.77 miwest0° 06' 21.9"7.30 misouth958.08 mi
24 hours11° 35' 39.5"765.08 mieast2° 56' 27.8"202.23 misouth796.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 6:00 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaTue 6:00 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 7:00 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 8:00 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmEast E
MajuroTue 8:00 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 8:00 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 5:00 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaTue 5:00 AM2502 km1554 miles1351 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 5:00 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 5:00 AM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmNorthwest NW

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