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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: 56%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 153° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"944.26 miwest0° 03' 44.5"4.29 misouth944.45 mi
24 hours11° 39' 55.2"759.08 mieast1° 55' 46.7"132.72 misouth774.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSun 5:36 AM207 km129 miles112 nmWest W
WailukuSun 5:36 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluSun 5:36 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 5:36 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 4:36 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 3:36 AM3349 km2081 miles1809 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sun 8:36 AM3566 km2216 miles1926 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 8:36 AM3777 km2347 miles2039 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoMon 4:36 AM3794 km2357 miles2048 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Unalaska *Sun 7:36 AM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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