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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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 19:18:00 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: 17%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 38' North, Longitude: 160° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"997.08 miwest0° 11' 29.3"13.16 misouth997.36 mi
24 hours11° 49' 46.5"812.80 mieast4° 47' 18.5"329.03 misouth879.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:18 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 9:18 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 7:18 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 8:18 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 9:18 AM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 7:18 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 9:18 AM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 8:18 AM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 8:18 AM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 7:18 AM3044 km1891 miles1644 nmWest W

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