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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 178° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.56 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.6 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"938.26 miwest0° 01' 31.5"1.75 misouth938.35 mi
24 hours348° 17' 31.8"757.06 miwest1° 03' 31.2"72.83 misouth763.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:46 AM929 km577 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 4:46 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmWest W
MajuroSun 4:46 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 4:46 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 4:46 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 6:46 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmEast E
PalikirSun 3:46 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSun 4:46 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 4:46 AM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 6:46 AM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmSoutheast SE
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