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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 173° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.05 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 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' 01.2"986.43 miwest0° 10' 09.4"11.63 misouth986.78 mi
24 hours348° 21' 25.4"791.17 miwest4° 20' 29.3"298.36 misouth850.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 8:18 AM491 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 8:18 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 8:18 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 8:18 AM1464 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 8:18 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 7:18 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 9:18 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 8:18 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 7:18 AM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 9:18 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmSoutheast SE
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