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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: 10%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' North, Longitude: 136° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.2"1002.51 miwest0° 12' 22.5"14.17 misouth1002.67 mi
24 hours12° 09' 39.4"840.72 mieast5° 01' 51.8"345.70 misouth909.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 8:28 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 8:28 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 10:28 AM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 8:28 AM3155 km1960 miles1704 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 8:28 AM3617 km2247 miles1953 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Fri 11:28 AM4019 km2497 miles2170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 11:28 AM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSat 7:28 AM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Fri 11:28 AM4210 km2616 miles2273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 8:28 AM4275 km2657 miles2308 nmWest-southwest WSW
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