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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 19:28:00 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: 10%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' North, Longitude: 150° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.1"1002.52 miwest0° 12' 24.1"14.20 misouth1002.67 mi
24 hours12° 10' 41.8"841.96 mieast5° 02' 09.1"346.01 misouth910.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 9:28 AM742 km461 miles401 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:28 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 9:28 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 8:28 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 9:28 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 7:28 AM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 9:28 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 8:28 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 7:28 AM3532 km2195 miles1907 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 8:28 AM3686 km2290 miles1990 nmSouthwest SW

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