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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' North, Longitude: 179° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.56 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.6"945.02 miwest0° 03' 55.1"4.49 misouth945.22 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.6"759.38 mieast1° 59' 52.1"137.42 misouth776.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 6:26 AM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandMon 5:26 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:26 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 5:26 AM2177 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 5:26 AM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 7:26 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmEast E
YarenMon 5:26 AM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 4:26 AM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 5:26 AM3128 km1943 miles1689 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 7:26 AM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmSoutheast SE
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