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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: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 164° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.03 miwest0° 01' 24.4"1.62 misouth938.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 31.8"756.93 mieast1° 00' 45.4"69.66 misouth762.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 5:36 AM697 km433 miles376 nmEast E
MidwaySat 4:36 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 5:36 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 3:36 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 3:36 AM3014 km1873 miles1627 nmWest W
MajuroSun 3:36 AM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 3:36 AM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 4:36 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Sat 6:36 AM3596 km2235 miles1942 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Sat 7:36 AM3665 km2278 miles1979 nmNorth N
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