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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' North, Longitude: 170° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.68 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 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 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.8"956.44 miwest0° 06' 09.1"7.05 misouth956.73 mi
24 hours11° 35' 57.8"764.36 mieast2° 51' 34.9"196.64 misouth794.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 7:36 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayMon 6:36 AM1373 km853 miles742 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 5:36 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 7:36 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 5:36 AM2333 km1449 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 5:36 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest W
TarawaTue 5:36 AM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 6:36 AM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 5:36 AM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 5:36 AM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmSouthwest SW
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