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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 166° 23' 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"955.05 miwest0° 05' 34.1"6.38 minorth954.81 mi
24 hours11° 26' 08.1"751.86 mieast1° 49' 35.6"125.63 minorth758.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:20 AM960 km597 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 2:20 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 3:20 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 1:20 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 1:20 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 1:20 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:20 AM2914 km1811 miles1574 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:20 AM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 1:20 AM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:20 AM3579 km2224 miles1932 nmWest-southwest WSW
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