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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: 9%
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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 32' North
Longitude: 170° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 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° 29' 59.2"1002.67 miwest0° 12' 26.1"14.24 misouth1002.82 mi
24 hours12° 12' 09.3"843.82 mieast5° 02' 30.1"346.43 misouth912.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 9:48 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 8:48 AM707 km439 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 9:48 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 10:48 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 8:48 AM1612 km1001 miles870 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 10:48 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 8:48 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmWest W
MajuroSat 8:48 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 9:48 AM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmSouth S
SuvaSat 8:48 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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