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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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' North, Longitude: 160° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.24 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 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' 29.9"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.6"1002.63 miwest0° 12' 25.1"14.22 misouth1002.78 mi
24 hours12° 11' 25.9"842.93 mieast5° 02' 20.2"346.24 misouth911.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 10:08 AM364 km226 miles197 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 9:08 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 8:08 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:08 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 10:08 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorth N
PapeeteFri 10:08 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 8:08 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 9:08 AM2508 km1559 miles1354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 10:08 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 8:08 AM2938 km1825 miles1586 nmWest W
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