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

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' North, Longitude: 163° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.7"957.43 miwest0° 06' 18.7"7.24 misouth957.74 mi
24 hours11° 35' 44.1"764.89 mieast2° 55' 14.8"200.84 misouth796.42 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 7:24 AM369 km230 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 6:24 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 7:24 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 7:24 AM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 7:24 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 5:24 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmWest W
MidwayMon 8:24 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 7:24 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 6:24 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmSouth S
TokyoTue 4:24 AM3105 km1929 miles1677 nmNorthwest NW

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