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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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 13:46:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' North, Longitude: 168° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.49 meters/second, 1524.6 km/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.9"947.02 miwest0° 03' 58.8"4.56 minorth946.84 mi
24 hours348° 25' 59.1"754.44 miwest1° 10' 04.5"80.34 minorth755.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 1:46 AM204 km127 miles110 nmWest W
MajuroThu 1:46 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayWed 2:46 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 12:46 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 1:46 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 1:46 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 11:46 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 1:46 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 1:46 AM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 12:46 AM3334 km2072 miles1800 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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