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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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' North, Longitude: 161° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"972.38 miwest0° 08' 24.7"9.64 misouth972.74 mi
24 hours11° 34' 26.9"775.27 mieast3° 42' 38.0"255.09 misouth821.76 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 8:20 AM768 km477 miles414 nmNortheast NE
PalikirWed 7:20 AM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 8:20 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 8:20 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 6:20 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest W
TarawaWed 8:20 AM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:20 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 9:20 AM2664 km1655 miles1439 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 8:20 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 5:20 AM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmWest-southwest WSW
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