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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 00:02:00 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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' South, Longitude: 168° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.37 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.2"987.11 miwest0° 11' 55.8"13.66 misouth986.93 mi
24 hours346° 34' 18.8"917.08 miwest4° 29' 26.7"308.67 misouth961.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 11:02 AM714 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 11:02 AM904 km562 miles488 nmWest W
Port VilaMon 11:02 AM952 km591 miles514 nmSouth S
YarenMon 12:02 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 12:02 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmEast E
TarawaMon 12:02 PM1283 km798 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 12:02 PM1489 km926 miles804 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroMon 12:02 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSun 12:02 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 11:02 AM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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