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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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 24' North, Longitude: 179° 56' 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' 57.7"1002.70 miwest0° 12' 27.0"14.26 misouth1002.85 mi
24 hours12° 12' 53.2"844.71 mieast5° 02' 39.2"346.61 misouth912.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 9:28 AM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSat 9:28 AM786 km489 miles425 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 9:28 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 9:28 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 9:28 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:28 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 11:28 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 9:28 AM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 9:28 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 8:28 AM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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