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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 29, 2012 at 13:50:00 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: 100%

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 Monday, October 29, 2012 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' North, Longitude: 145° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.08 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.7"973.02 miwest0° 07' 49.3"8.96 minorth972.77 mi
24 hours11° 09' 41.3"747.00 mieast2° 47' 44.1"192.23 minorth766.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 11:50 PM95 km59 miles52 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaMon 11:50 PM135 km84 miles73 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokMon 10:50 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 12:50 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraMon 10:50 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariMon 10:50 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 1:50 AM2354 km1462 miles1271 nmEast-northeast ENE
YokohamaMon 10:50 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 10:50 PM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 10:50 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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