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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 19:38:00 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: 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 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' North, Longitude: 153° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.7 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' 29.9"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.8"1002.53 miwest0° 12' 24.3"14.21 misouth1002.68 mi
24 hours12° 10' 52.5"842.18 mieast5° 02' 11.8"346.06 misouth910.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 9:38 AM473 km294 miles256 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:38 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 9:38 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 8:38 AM2360 km1467 miles1275 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 7:38 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 9:38 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 9:38 AM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 8:38 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 7:38 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 8:38 AM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmSouthwest SW

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