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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 57' North
Longitude: 176° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.33 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 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"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.9"937.76 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth937.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 46.8"755.81 mieast0° 04' 24.4"5.06 misouth756.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 4:36 AM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSat 3:36 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 5:36 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmEast E
MajuroSat 3:36 AM2020 km1255 miles1090 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:36 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 3:36 AM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 5:36 AM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 3:36 AM2983 km1853 miles1610 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 2:36 AM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 3:36 AM3292 km2045 miles1777 nmSouth S
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