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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 22:28:00 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: 16%

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 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 02' North, Longitude: 153° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.29 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.0"998.18 miwest0° 11' 38.4"13.33 misouth998.45 mi
24 hours11° 51' 57.7"816.26 mieast4° 50' 06.6"332.23 misouth883.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 9:28 AM474 km295 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoloniaFri 9:28 AM480 km299 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 8:28 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 10:28 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 7:28 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 9:28 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 8:28 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 10:28 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 10:28 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokFri 7:28 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest W
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