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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 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: 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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' North, Longitude: 168° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.2"997.85 miwest0° 11' 35.6"13.28 misouth998.12 mi
24 hours348° 08' 44.7"815.15 miwest4° 49' 15.1"331.25 misouth882.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 9:28 AM318 km197 miles172 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 9:28 AM731 km454 miles395 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 9:28 AM767 km476 miles414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 8:28 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest W
Wake IslandFri 9:28 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 9:28 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 8:28 AM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 9:28 AM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 8:28 AM2649 km1646 miles1431 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 7:28 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest-northwest WNW

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