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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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' North, Longitude: 177° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 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
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 misouth997.90 mi
24 hours348° 09' 11.7"814.44 miwest4° 48' 40.9"330.60 misouth881.61 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 AM744 km463 miles402 nmWest W
TarawaFri 8:48 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 8:48 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 8:48 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 8:48 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 8:48 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 9:48 AM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 7:48 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmWest W
MidwayThu 9:48 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 10:48 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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