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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: 35%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 32' North, Longitude: 166° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.66 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"972.10 miwest0° 08' 23.1"9.61 misouth972.45 mi
24 hours11° 34' 25.9"775.02 mieast3° 42' 01.1"254.36 misouth821.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 8:00 AM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 8:00 AM962 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 7:00 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 8:00 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 8:00 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 9:00 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaWed 6:00 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 8:00 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:00 AM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 8:00 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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