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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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 40' North
Longitude: 163° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.76 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 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"945.46 miwest0° 04' 01.4"4.62 misouth945.67 mi
24 hours11° 39' 28.1"759.54 mieast2° 02' 23.1"140.30 misouth776.95 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 6:34 AM298 km185 miles161 nmEast E
PalikirMon 5:34 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:34 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 7:34 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmEast-northeast ENE
Guam (Hagåtña)Mon 4:34 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 6:34 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 6:34 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth S
TokyoMon 3:34 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 6:34 AM3041 km1890 miles1642 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 5:34 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmSouth S
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