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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 49' North
Longitude: 168° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.6 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.37 miwest0° 01' 35.3"1.82 misouth938.45 mi
24 hours348° 17' 34.2"757.10 miwest1° 05' 04.4"74.61 misouth763.42 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 5:26 AM264 km164 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 5:26 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 6:26 AM1641 km1019 miles886 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSun 4:26 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 5:26 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 5:26 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Sun 3:26 AM2658 km1652 miles1435 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:26 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSun 2:26 AM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 5:26 AM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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