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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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 169° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.03 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.6"943.80 miwest0° 03' 20.9"3.84 minorth943.64 mi
24 hours11° 36' 09.7"754.29 mieast0° 54' 19.9"62.30 minorth754.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 3:20 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 4:20 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 2:20 AM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 4:20 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandFri 2:20 AM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmWest W
MajuroFri 2:20 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 2:20 AM2786 km1731 miles1505 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 3:20 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 2:20 AM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 2:20 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmSouthwest SW
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