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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 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 26' North
Longitude: 177° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 58.0"1002.70 miwest0° 12' 26.8"14.26 misouth1002.84 mi
24 hours12° 12' 42.2"844.49 mieast5° 02' 37.1"346.56 misouth912.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Howland IslandFri 9:18 AM122 km76 miles66 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 9:18 AM179 km111 miles97 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSat 10:18 AM947 km589 miles512 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 9:18 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 9:18 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 10:18 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 9:18 AM1403 km872 miles757 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 9:18 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 11:18 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 9:18 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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