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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 Tuesday, October 9, 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: 36%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' North, Longitude: 178° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.43 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.8"971.59 miwest0° 08' 19.1"9.53 misouth971.94 mi
24 hours348° 25' 35.8"774.59 miwest3° 40' 32.9"252.68 misouth820.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 7:10 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 7:10 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
MidwayTue 8:10 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 7:10 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 7:10 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 7:10 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 6:10 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 7:10 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 9:10 AM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoWed 8:10 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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