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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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 28' North, Longitude: 172° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.93 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.9"997.46 miwest0° 11' 31.8"13.21 misouth997.73 mi
24 hours11° 50' 20.9"813.77 mieast4° 48' 05.2"329.94 misouth880.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 8:08 AM827 km514 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 8:08 AM1710 km1063 miles924 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 10:08 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 9:08 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 8:08 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 8:08 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 10:08 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 10:08 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 8:08 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 9:08 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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