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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: 17%
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 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 38' North
Longitude: 160° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"997.16 miwest0° 11' 29.4"13.16 misouth997.44 mi
24 hours11° 49' 47.2"812.87 mieast4° 47' 19.6"329.07 misouth879.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:18 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 9:18 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 7:18 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 8:18 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 9:18 AM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 7:18 AM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 9:18 AM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 8:18 AM2988 km1856 miles1613 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 7:18 AM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmWest W
AlofiThu 8:18 AM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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