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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 20:28:00 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' North, Longitude: 159° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.79 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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"972.38 miwest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 misouth972.74 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.1"775.27 mieast3° 42' 50.2"255.30 misouth821.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 7:28 AM854 km531 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 8:28 AM905 km562 miles489 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 8:28 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 6:28 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest W
YarenWed 8:28 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 8:28 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:28 AM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 9:28 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokWed 5:28 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 6:28 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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