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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 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: 9%

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 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 12' North, Longitude: 165° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.4"1002.67 miwest0° 12' 28.4"14.28 misouth1002.81 mi
24 hours12° 13' 58.4"845.98 mieast5° 02' 51.3"346.81 misouth914.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 10:28 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 10:28 AM798 km496 miles431 nmEast E
MajuroSat 10:28 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSat 9:28 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 9:28 AM1344 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:28 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 10:28 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 10:28 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 9:28 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 8:28 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW
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