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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 26, 2012 at 05:24:00 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: 88%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 26, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 23' North, Longitude: 124° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.87 meters/second, 1619.5 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.3"1006.26 miwest0° 11' 12.5"12.84 minorth1006.30 mi
24 hours10° 43' 05.2"741.16 mieast4° 23' 33.4"301.82 minorth798.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 9:24 PM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmSouth S
HermosilloThu 10:24 PM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 12:24 AM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 7:24 PM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 12:24 AM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 7:24 PM3640 km2262 miles1965 nmWest W
Los Angeles *Thu 10:24 PM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 10:24 PM3783 km2351 miles2043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:24 PM3907 km2428 miles2110 nmEast E
Las Vegas *Thu 10:24 PM3969 km2466 miles2143 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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