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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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 13' North
Longitude: 178° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"954.57 miwest0° 05' 29.0"6.28 minorth954.34 mi
24 hours348° 33' 23.4"752.03 miwest1° 47' 25.7"123.16 minorth758.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 3:20 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandThu 2:20 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest W
MajuroThu 2:20 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 2:20 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 2:20 AM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 2:20 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 4:20 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 1:20 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 2:20 AM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 4:20 AM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmEast-southeast ESE
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