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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 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 176° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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"938.21 miwest0° 01' 29.5"1.71 misouth938.29 mi
24 hours11° 42' 29.1"757.04 mieast1° 02' 44.6"71.94 misouth763.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:26 AM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSun 4:26 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 6:26 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmEast E
MajuroSun 4:26 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 4:26 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 4:26 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 4:26 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 6:26 AM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSun 3:26 AM3096 km1923 miles1671 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 4:26 AM3276 km2035 miles1769 nmSouth S
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