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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: 65%

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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 179° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.4 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' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.24 miwest0° 01' 30.4"1.73 misouth938.32 mi
24 hours11° 42' 28.6"757.05 mieast1° 03' 07.9"72.39 misouth763.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:36 AM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 4:36 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest W
MajuroSun 4:36 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 6:36 AM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmEast E
TarawaSun 4:36 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 4:36 AM2305 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth S
YarenSun 4:36 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 3:36 AM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 6:36 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 4:36 AM3252 km2020 miles1756 nmSouth S
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