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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 177° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"969.01 miwest0° 07' 27.7"8.55 minorth968.75 mi
24 hours11° 14' 08.0"749.05 mieast2° 37' 49.8"180.90 minorth765.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 2:20 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 1:20 AM1507 km936 miles813 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 1:20 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 1:20 AM1700 km1056 miles918 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 1:20 AM1852 km1150 miles1000 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 3:20 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 1:20 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 1:20 AM2675 km1662 miles1445 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 3:20 AM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 12:20 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmWest-southwest WSW
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