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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' North, Longitude: 170° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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"944.76 miwest0° 03' 51.2"4.42 misouth944.96 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.8"759.29 mieast1° 58' 23.0"135.71 misouth775.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 5:46 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSun 6:46 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 4:46 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 6:46 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandMon 4:46 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
MajuroMon 4:46 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 4:46 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 5:46 AM3227 km2005 miles1742 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 4:46 AM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 4:46 AM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmSouthwest SW
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