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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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 42' North
Longitude: 173° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 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"945.21 miwest0° 03' 57.8"4.55 misouth945.42 mi
24 hours348° 20' 26.0"759.45 miwest2° 00' 58.7"138.69 misouth776.54 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 5:56 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest W
MidwaySun 6:56 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 5:56 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 5:56 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 4:56 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 5:56 AM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 5:56 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 7:56 AM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmEast E
Guam (Hagåtña)Mon 3:56 AM3091 km1920 miles1669 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 5:56 AM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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