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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 20:20:00 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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' North, Longitude: 161° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 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"972.30 miwest0° 08' 24.7"9.64 misouth972.66 mi
24 hours11° 34' 26.8"775.20 mieast3° 42' 36.1"255.03 misouth821.69 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 8:20 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
PalikirWed 7:20 AM923 km574 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 8:20 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 8:20 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 6:20 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest W
TarawaWed 8:20 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 9:20 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraWed 7:20 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 8:20 AM2875 km1787 miles1552 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 5:20 AM3057 km1899 miles1650 nmWest-southwest WSW

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