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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: 25%

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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' North, Longitude: 156° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.34 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.8"987.08 miwest0° 10' 14.1"11.72 misouth987.42 mi
24 hours11° 38' 57.8"792.13 mieast4° 22' 07.3"300.23 misouth851.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaThu 8:28 AM440 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 8:28 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 7:28 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandThu 9:28 AM1449 km901 miles783 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 9:28 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 9:28 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 9:28 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 8:28 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouth S
JayapuraThu 6:28 AM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 6:28 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmWest W

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