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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: 82%

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 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 172° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.00 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.3"943.74 miwest0° 03' 19.9"3.82 minorth943.58 mi
24 hours11° 36' 12.8"754.31 mieast0° 53' 57.2"61.86 minorth754.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 3:30 AM1050 km653 miles567 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 4:30 AM1496 km930 miles808 nmEast E
Wake IslandFri 2:30 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 2:30 AM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 2:30 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:30 AM2576 km1600 miles1391 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 2:30 AM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 2:30 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 3:30 AM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 2:30 AM3295 km2048 miles1779 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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