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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: 89%
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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 07' North
Longitude: 164° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.10 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"955.19 miwest0° 05' 34.9"6.40 minorth954.96 mi
24 hours11° 26' 03.9"751.90 mieast1° 49' 54.4"126.00 minorth758.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:10 AM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 2:10 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 3:10 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 1:10 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 1:10 AM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 1:10 AM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:10 AM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:10 AM3136 km1948 miles1693 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 1:10 AM3462 km2151 miles1869 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 3:10 AM3629 km2255 miles1960 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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