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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 43' North, Longitude: 175° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.62 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.4 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"945.15 miwest0° 03' 56.9"4.53 misouth945.35 mi
24 hours348° 20' 24.4"759.42 miwest2° 00' 36.4"138.27 misouth776.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 5:46 AM925 km574 miles499 nmWest W
MidwaySun 6:46 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 5:46 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 5:46 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 5:46 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 4:46 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 5:46 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 7:46 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 5:46 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:46 AM3342 km2077 miles1805 nmWest W
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