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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: 46%

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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' North, Longitude: 168° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.65 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.8"956.42 miwest0° 06' 08.3"7.04 misouth956.72 mi
24 hours11° 35' 59.0"764.37 mieast2° 51' 16.6"196.30 misouth794.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 7:26 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayMon 6:26 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 7:26 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 5:26 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 5:26 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 5:26 AM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmWest W
TarawaTue 5:26 AM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 6:26 AM3018 km1876 miles1630 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 5:26 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 5:26 AM3406 km2117 miles1839 nmSouthwest SW
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