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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: 18%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 47' North, Longitude: 148° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.66 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.9"996.85 miwest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 misouth997.14 mi
24 hours11° 49' 14.2"811.98 mieast4° 46' 33.1"328.18 misouth878.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 8:28 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 8:28 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 8:28 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 7:28 AM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 6:28 AM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 8:28 AM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 8:28 AM3458 km2149 miles1867 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 7:28 AM3717 km2310 miles2007 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 7:28 AM3876 km2408 miles2093 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 6:28 AM3987 km2478 miles2153 nmWest-southwest WSW
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