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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 21:28:00 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: 25%

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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' North, Longitude: 156° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.33 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 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' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.8"987.07 miwest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 misouth987.41 mi
24 hours11° 38' 57.4"792.11 mieast4° 22' 05.9"300.20 misouth851.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaThu 8:28 AM429 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 8:28 AM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 7:28 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandThu 9:28 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 9:28 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 9:28 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 9:28 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 8:28 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmSouth S
JayapuraThu 6:28 AM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 7:28 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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