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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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 175° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 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"938.29 miwest0° 01' 32.4"1.77 misouth938.37 mi
24 hours348° 17' 32.5"757.07 miwest1° 03' 54.5"73.28 misouth763.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 4:56 AM976 km606 miles527 nmWest W
MidwaySat 5:56 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 4:56 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 4:56 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 4:56 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 3:56 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 4:56 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 6:56 AM2732 km1697 miles1475 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 4:56 AM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 2:56 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmWest W
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