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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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 159° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 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' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.9"937.59 miwest0° 00' 46.7"0.89 minorth937.55 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.3"755.89 mieast0° 08' 19.8"9.55 misouth756.30 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 5:16 AM791 km492 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 4:16 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 3:16 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 5:16 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 6:16 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmEast-northeast ENE
YokohamaSat 2:16 AM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 2:16 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSat 5:16 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 5:16 AM2626 km1631 miles1418 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSat 2:16 AM3044 km1891 miles1643 nmWest-southwest WSW
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