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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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 36' North
Longitude: 162° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 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' 42.6"997.22 miwest0° 11' 29.9"13.17 misouth997.50 mi
24 hours11° 49' 53.9"813.05 mieast4° 47' 28.8"329.25 misouth879.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:28 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 7:28 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 9:28 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 8:28 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 9:28 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 7:28 AM2606 km1620 miles1407 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 7:28 AM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmWest W
MidwayThu 8:28 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 7:28 AM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmWest W
AlofiThu 8:28 AM2944 km1829 miles1589 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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