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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: 26%

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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' North, Longitude: 174° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.85 meters/second, 1587.1 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"986.06 miwest0° 10' 06.2"11.57 misouth986.40 mi
24 hours11° 38' 19.2"790.57 mieast4° 19' 21.1"297.08 misouth849.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 7:28 AM1208 km751 miles653 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 7:28 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 7:28 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 8:28 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth N
HonoluluWed 9:28 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiThu 9:28 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandThu 7:28 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 7:28 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 8:28 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmSouth S
YarenThu 7:28 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest-southwest WSW
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