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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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' North, Longitude: 178° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"956.76 miwest0° 06' 12.2"7.11 misouth957.06 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.2"764.53 mieast2° 52' 46.5"198.01 misouth795.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 7:10 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
Wake IslandTue 6:10 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmWest W
MajuroTue 6:10 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 6:10 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 6:10 AM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 8:10 AM2223 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 6:10 AM2557 km1589 miles1380 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 5:10 AM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 6:10 AM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 8:10 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmSoutheast SE

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