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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 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 15' North
Longitude: 170° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 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' 40.5"997.87 miwest0° 11' 35.2"13.27 misouth998.14 mi
24 hours348° 08' 50.9"815.05 miwest4° 49' 07.3"331.12 misouth882.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 9:18 AM118 km73 miles64 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 9:18 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 9:18 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 8:18 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmWest W
Wake IslandFri 9:18 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 9:18 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 9:18 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 8:18 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 10:18 AM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 8:18 AM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSouth S
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