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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 44' North
Longitude: 177° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.59 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.5 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' 46.7"945.08 miwest0° 03' 56.0"4.51 misouth945.29 mi
24 hours348° 20' 22.8"759.40 miwest2° 00' 14.2"137.84 misouth776.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 6:36 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandMon 5:36 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:36 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 5:36 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 5:36 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 7:36 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmEast E
YarenMon 5:36 AM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 4:36 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 5:36 AM3128 km1943 miles1689 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 7:36 AM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmEast-southeast ESE
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