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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 42' North
Longitude: 172° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.73 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 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"956.60 miwest0° 06' 10.1"7.07 misouth956.90 mi
24 hours11° 35' 56.4"764.47 mieast2° 51' 57.6"197.09 misouth795.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 6:46 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 7:46 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandMon 5:46 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 5:46 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 5:46 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmWest W
TarawaTue 5:46 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 7:46 AM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 5:46 AM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 6:46 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 5:46 AM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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