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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 26' North, Longitude: 174° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 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' 41.7"997.52 miwest0° 11' 32.3"13.22 misouth997.79 mi
24 hours11° 50' 27.7"813.95 mieast4° 48' 14.1"330.11 misouth881.02 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 8:18 AM714 km444 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 8:18 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 8:18 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 8:18 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 9:18 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 10:18 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 8:18 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 10:18 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 9:18 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth N
Wake IslandFri 8:18 AM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmNorthwest NW
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