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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 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 166° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 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' 38.5"955.12 miwest0° 05' 34.2"6.38 minorth954.89 mi
24 hours11° 26' 07.5"751.91 mieast1° 49' 37.6"125.68 minorth758.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:18 AM940 km584 miles507 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 2:18 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 3:18 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 1:18 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 1:18 AM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 1:18 AM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:18 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:18 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 1:18 AM3356 km2086 miles1812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 3:18 AM3588 km2230 miles1937 nmSouth S
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