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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' North, Longitude: 159° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.79 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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"972.46 miwest0° 08' 25.4"9.65 misouth972.82 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.1"775.34 mieast3° 42' 52.2"255.35 misouth821.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 7:28 AM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 8:28 AM929 km577 miles502 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 8:28 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 6:28 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmWest W
YarenWed 8:28 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 8:28 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:28 AM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmSouth S
MelekeokWed 5:28 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 9:28 AM2832 km1759 miles1529 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 6:28 AM2975 km1848 miles1606 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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