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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: 74%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 172° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.35 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"937.79 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 minorth937.74 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.9"755.80 mieast0° 03' 46.8"4.34 misouth755.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 4:20 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 5:20 AM1536 km955 miles830 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 3:20 AM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmWest W
MajuroSat 3:20 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:20 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 3:20 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 5:20 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 3:20 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 4:20 AM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 3:20 AM3377 km2099 miles1824 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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