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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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 23' North, Longitude: 179° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"997.57 miwest0° 11' 33.3"13.23 misouth997.84 mi
24 hours11° 50' 41.3"814.26 mieast4° 48' 32.1"330.43 misouth881.39 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 8:38 AM771 km479 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 8:38 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 8:38 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 8:38 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmSouth S
YarenFri 8:38 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:38 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 8:38 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 10:38 AM2400 km1492 miles1296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 9:38 AM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 7:38 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest W

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