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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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 09' North
Longitude: 169° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.03 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"955.01 miwest0° 05' 33.2"6.37 minorth954.78 mi
24 hours11° 26' 13.1"751.93 mieast1° 49' 12.1"125.19 minorth758.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:30 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 2:30 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 1:30 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 3:30 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:30 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 1:30 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:30 AM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:30 AM3052 km1897 miles1648 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 1:30 AM3218 km1999 miles1737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:30 AM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmSouthwest SW
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