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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' North, Longitude: 170° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.69 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.0"956.51 miwest0° 06' 09.2"7.06 misouth956.81 mi
24 hours11° 35' 57.7"764.42 mieast2° 51' 37.1"196.70 misouth794.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 6:36 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 7:36 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandMon 5:36 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 7:36 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 5:36 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 5:36 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmWest W
TarawaTue 5:36 AM2553 km1587 miles1379 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 6:36 AM2997 km1863 miles1619 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 5:36 AM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 5:36 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmSouthwest SW
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