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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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' North, Longitude: 168° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"986.69 miwest0° 10' 10.8"11.66 misouth987.04 mi
24 hours348° 21' 18.7"791.50 miwest4° 20' 58.5"298.94 misouth850.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KwajaleinThu 8:38 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 8:38 AM484 km301 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandThu 8:38 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 8:38 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 7:38 AM1229 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 8:38 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 8:38 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 9:38 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 8:38 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 7:38 AM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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