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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 173° 30' 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"986.51 miwest0° 10' 09.4"11.64 misouth986.86 mi
24 hours348° 21' 25.1"791.24 miwest4° 20' 30.9"298.41 misouth850.25 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 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 8:18 AM1037 km645 miles560 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 8:18 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 8:18 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 8:18 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 7:18 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 9:18 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 8:18 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 7:18 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 9:18 AM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmSoutheast SE
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