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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 20:38:00 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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 167° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 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° 29' 59.5"1002.59 miwest0° 12' 25.8"14.24 misouth1002.74 mi
24 hours12° 11' 57.2"843.51 mieast5° 02' 27.4"346.36 misouth911.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 9:38 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 8:38 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 10:38 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 9:38 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 10:38 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 8:38 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 8:38 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
AlofiFri 9:38 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 10:38 AM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroSat 8:38 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-northwest WNW

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