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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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 167° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 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' 46.3"944.70 miwest0° 03' 50.2"4.40 misouth944.90 mi
24 hours11° 39' 46.2"759.26 mieast1° 58' 00.7"135.29 misouth775.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 6:36 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmEast E
MidwaySun 5:36 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 6:36 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 4:36 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 4:36 AM2681 km1666 miles1447 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 4:36 AM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmWest W
TarawaMon 4:36 AM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 5:36 AM3249 km2019 miles1755 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 4:36 AM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 4:36 AM3574 km2221 miles1930 nmSouthwest SW
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