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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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 177° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.54 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.6"944.95 miwest0° 03' 54.1"4.47 misouth945.16 mi
24 hours11° 39' 40.1"759.35 mieast1° 59' 29.8"136.99 misouth776.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 6:16 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
Wake IslandMon 5:16 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:16 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSun 7:16 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 5:16 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 5:16 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 5:16 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 7:16 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirMon 4:16 AM3007 km1868 miles1623 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 5:16 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmSouth S
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