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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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 161° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.64 meters/second, 1510.7 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"938.45 miwest0° 01' 38.4"1.88 misouth938.54 mi
24 hours11° 42' 23.8"757.13 mieast1° 06' 14.2"75.95 misouth763.63 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 5:56 AM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 4:56 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 5:56 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 3:56 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 6:56 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 5:56 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 5:56 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoSun 2:56 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 2:56 AM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:56 AM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmSoutheast SE
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