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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 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 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° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.67 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"972.18 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 misouth972.53 mi
24 hours11° 34' 25.9"775.09 mieast3° 42' 02.9"254.42 misouth821.39 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 AM527 km327 miles285 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 8:00 AM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 7:00 AM1223 km760 miles661 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 8:00 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 8:00 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 9:00 AM2268 km1410 miles1225 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaWed 6:00 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 8:00 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:00 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 8:00 AM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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