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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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' North, Longitude: 149° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.34 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.93 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.4"955.66 miwest0° 06' 01.5"6.91 misouth955.96 mi
24 hours11° 36' 09.1"763.96 mieast2° 48' 40.7"193.31 misouth793.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloMon 6:10 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluMon 6:10 AM939 km584 miles507 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 6:10 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 5:10 AM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Mon 9:10 AM3450 km2144 miles1863 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 4:10 AM3526 km2191 miles1904 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 9:10 AM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoTue 5:10 AM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 6:10 AM3916 km2433 miles2114 nmSouth S
Las Vegas *Mon 9:10 AM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmNortheast NE

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