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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 20:10:00 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: 35%

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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' North, Longitude: 164° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.71 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"972.20 miwest0° 08' 23.8"9.62 misouth972.55 mi
24 hours11° 34' 26.3"775.11 mieast3° 42' 18.5"254.70 misouth821.50 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 8:10 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirWed 7:10 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 8:10 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 8:10 AM1692 km1052 miles914 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 8:10 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 6:10 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest W
MidwayTue 9:10 AM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 8:10 AM2658 km1652 miles1435 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:10 AM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 8:10 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmSoutheast SE

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