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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 164° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.2"944.56 miwest0° 03' 49.1"4.38 misouth944.76 mi
24 hours11° 39' 48.0"759.19 mieast1° 57' 35.9"134.81 misouth775.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 6:26 AM757 km470 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySun 5:26 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 6:26 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 4:26 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 4:26 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 4:26 AM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmWest W
TarawaMon 4:26 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 5:26 AM3300 km2050 miles1782 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 4:26 AM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Sun 7:26 AM3701 km2300 miles1999 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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