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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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 49' North
Longitude: 150° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 02.1"1002.59 miwest0° 12' 24.1"14.20 misouth1002.74 mi
24 hours12° 10' 43.0"842.04 mieast5° 02' 09.4"346.04 misouth910.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 9:28 AM712 km442 miles385 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:28 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 9:28 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 8:28 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 9:28 AM2725 km1693 miles1471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 7:28 AM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 9:28 AM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 8:28 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 7:28 AM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 8:28 AM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmSouthwest SW
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