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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 19:38:00 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: 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 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' North, Longitude: 164° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.85 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.7 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' 42.6"997.20 miwest0° 11' 30.3"13.18 misouth997.48 mi
24 hours11° 49' 59.9"813.15 mieast4° 47' 36.9"329.38 misouth880.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:38 AM989 km615 miles534 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandThu 7:38 AM1465 km911 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 9:38 AM1799 km1118 miles972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 8:38 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 9:38 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 7:38 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 7:38 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 7:38 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
MidwayThu 8:38 AM2732 km1697 miles1475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 8:38 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmSouth S

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