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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: 45%
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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 33' North
Longitude: 164° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.11 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.7"957.47 miwest0° 06' 18.4"7.23 misouth957.78 mi
24 hours11° 35' 44.3"764.93 mieast2° 55' 08.9"200.74 misouth796.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 7:20 AM309 km192 miles167 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 6:20 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 7:20 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 7:20 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 7:20 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:20 AM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmWest W
MidwayMon 8:20 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 7:20 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 6:20 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmSouth S
TokyoTue 4:20 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmNorthwest NW
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