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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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 20:38:00 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: 26%

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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' North, Longitude: 168° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"986.62 miwest0° 10' 10.7"11.66 misouth986.96 mi
24 hours348° 21' 18.9"791.43 miwest4° 20' 57.0"298.89 misouth850.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 8:38 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 8:38 AM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 8:38 AM1124 km698 miles607 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 7:38 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 8:38 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 8:38 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 9:38 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 8:38 AM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 7:38 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaThu 6:38 AM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmWest W

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