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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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 23:52:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' South, Longitude: 170° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.41 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.46 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.8"987.22 miwest0° 11' 56.2"13.67 misouth987.03 mi
24 hours346° 34' 35.4"916.85 miwest4° 29' 42.9"308.98 misouth961.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 10:52 AM801 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 11:52 AM952 km591 miles514 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 10:52 AM986 km613 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 11:52 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 10:52 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmWest W
TarawaMon 11:52 AM1193 km742 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 11:52 AM1310 km814 miles708 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSun 11:52 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 11:52 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth N
Apia *Mon 1:52 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmEast-southeast ESE

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