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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: 83%
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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 56' North
Longitude: 150° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.9"944.28 miwest0° 03' 28.2"3.98 minorth944.12 mi
24 hours11° 35' 43.5"754.19 mieast0° 57' 22.3"65.78 minorth754.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 3:00 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
WailukuThu 3:00 AM648 km402 miles350 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 3:00 AM794 km494 miles429 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:00 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 2:00 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 6:00 AM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 6:00 AM3530 km2194 miles1906 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 1:00 AM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 6:00 AM3870 km2405 miles2090 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 2:00 AM3966 km2465 miles2142 nmSouthwest SW
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