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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 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 156° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 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' 56.9"957.79 miwest0° 06' 21.5"7.29 misouth958.10 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.1"765.10 mieast2° 56' 18.0"202.05 misouth796.95 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 7:54 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 6:54 AM1190 km739 miles643 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:54 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 7:54 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 7:54 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 7:54 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaTue 4:54 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 4:54 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoTue 4:54 AM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayMon 8:54 AM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmEast-northeast ENE
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