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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 19:34:00 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: 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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' North, Longitude: 172° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.54 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.9"971.83 miwest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 misouth972.18 mi
24 hours348° 25' 34.9"774.80 miwest3° 41' 15.3"253.49 misouth820.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 7:34 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroWed 7:34 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 7:34 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmSouth S
YarenWed 7:34 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 6:34 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 8:34 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 7:34 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 7:34 AM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 6:34 AM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 5:34 AM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmWest W

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