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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 173° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.25 miwest0° 01' 33.3"1.78 misouth938.33 mi
24 hours348° 17' 33.0"757.02 miwest1° 04' 15.3"73.67 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 5:06 AM755 km469 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 6:06 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 5:06 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 5:06 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 4:06 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 5:06 AM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 5:06 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 7:06 AM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 3:06 AM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 5:06 AM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmSouth S

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