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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' North, Longitude: 163° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 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"945.48 miwest0° 04' 01.6"4.62 misouth945.68 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.9"759.54 mieast2° 02' 27.5"140.39 misouth776.98 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 6:36 AM349 km217 miles188 nmEast E
PalikirMon 5:36 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:36 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 4:36 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 7:36 AM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 6:36 AM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 6:36 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoMon 3:36 AM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 6:36 AM3079 km1913 miles1662 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 5:36 AM3240 km2013 miles1749 nmSouth S
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