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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 41' North, Longitude: 160° 20' 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"1002.56 miwest0° 12' 25.1"14.22 misouth1002.71 mi
24 hours12° 11' 24.7"842.85 mieast5° 02' 19.9"346.21 misouth911.18 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 AM334 km208 miles180 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 9:08 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 8:08 AM1805 km1121 miles974 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:08 AM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 10:08 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth N
PapeeteFri 10:08 AM2431 km1510 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 9:08 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 8:08 AM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 10:08 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 8:08 AM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmWest W
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