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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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 30' North
Longitude: 158° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.21 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.8"957.70 miwest0° 06' 20.6"7.27 misouth958.00 mi
24 hours11° 35' 41.5"765.05 mieast2° 55' 57.7"201.67 misouth796.80 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 7:44 AM877 km545 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 6:44 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:44 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 7:44 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 7:44 AM2196 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 7:44 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 8:44 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoTue 4:44 AM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 4:44 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 6:44 AM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmSouth S
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