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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: 55%
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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 40' North
Longitude: 165° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"945.41 miwest0° 04' 00.7"4.60 misouth945.62 mi
24 hours11° 39' 29.3"759.52 mieast2° 02' 05.3"139.96 misouth776.87 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 6:26 AM102 km63 miles55 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroMon 6:26 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 5:26 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 7:26 AM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaMon 6:26 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 6:26 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 4:26 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 6:26 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 3:26 AM3108 km1932 miles1678 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 5:26 AM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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