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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 166° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 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"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.33 miwest0° 01' 36.2"1.84 misouth938.41 mi
24 hours11° 42' 25.0"757.05 mieast1° 05' 25.2"75.00 misouth763.43 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 AM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 5:36 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 4:36 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 6:36 AM1832 km1139 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 5:36 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 5:36 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 3:36 AM2442 km1517 miles1319 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:36 AM2944 km1829 miles1589 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSun 2:36 AM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSun 4:36 AM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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