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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 58' North
Longitude: 166° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"937.64 miwest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 minorth937.59 mi
24 hours11° 41' 55.0"755.87 mieast0° 07' 09.1"8.20 misouth756.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 4:46 AM186 km116 miles100 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 4:46 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 3:46 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 5:46 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 4:46 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 4:46 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Sat 2:46 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 4:46 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSat 1:46 AM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 3:46 AM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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