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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' North, Longitude: 177° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 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' 41.4"997.58 miwest0° 11' 32.8"13.22 misouth997.85 mi
24 hours11° 50' 34.5"814.14 mieast4° 48' 23.2"330.28 misouth881.24 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 8:28 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 8:28 AM1212 km753 miles655 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 8:28 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 8:28 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 9:28 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 8:28 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 8:28 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 10:28 AM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 10:28 AM2320 km1441 miles1253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 9:28 AM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmNorth N
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