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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 166° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.40 miwest0° 01' 36.4"1.84 misouth938.48 mi
24 hours11° 42' 24.9"757.11 mieast1° 05' 27.7"75.06 misouth763.49 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 5:36 AM178 km110 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 5:36 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 4:36 AM1763 km1095 miles952 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 6:36 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 5:36 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 5:36 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 3:36 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:36 AM2962 km1841 miles1600 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSun 2:36 AM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSun 4:36 AM3414 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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