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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' North, Longitude: 178° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.03 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 41.1"997.62 miwest0° 11' 33.7"13.24 misouth997.89 mi
24 hours348° 09' 12.4"814.42 miwest4° 48' 39.9"330.58 misouth881.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 8:48 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest W
TarawaFri 8:48 AM791 km491 miles427 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 8:48 AM905 km562 miles488 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 8:48 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 8:48 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 8:48 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 9:48 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 7:48 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest W
MidwayThu 9:48 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 10:48 AM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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