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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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' North, Longitude: 165° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 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' 39.9"997.91 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 misouth998.18 mi
24 hours11° 51' 23.0"815.36 mieast4° 49' 24.7"331.43 misouth882.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 9:38 AM607 km377 miles328 nmEast E
YarenFri 9:38 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 8:38 AM847 km527 miles458 nmWest W
TarawaFri 9:38 AM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 9:38 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth N
HoniaraFri 8:38 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 9:38 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 9:38 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 7:38 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 8:38 AM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmSouth S

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