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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: 90%

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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 152° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.7"955.64 miwest0° 05' 39.1"6.48 minorth955.40 mi
24 hours11° 25' 40.4"751.80 mieast1° 51' 40.2"128.02 minorth758.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 2:20 AM362 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
WailukuWed 2:20 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluWed 2:20 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 2:20 AM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 1:20 AM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 12:20 AM3316 km2061 miles1791 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Wed 5:20 AM3623 km2251 miles1956 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 1:20 AM3688 km2291 miles1991 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Wed 5:20 AM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 2:20 AM3944 km2451 miles2130 nmSouth S
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