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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: 36%
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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 52' North
Longitude: 158° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.01 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"970.70 miwest0° 08' 11.7"9.39 misouth971.05 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.8"773.84 mieast3° 37' 47.6"249.55 misouth818.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloTue 7:36 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluTue 7:36 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 7:36 AM1448 km899 miles782 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 6:36 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 5:36 AM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 6:36 AM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 5:36 AM3376 km2097 miles1823 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 5:36 AM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 7:36 AM3477 km2161 miles1877 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 5:36 AM3540 km2200 miles1911 nmSouthwest SW
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