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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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 22' North, Longitude: 177° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 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' 57.2"1002.71 miwest0° 12' 27.3"14.26 misouth1002.85 mi
24 hours347° 46' 55.8"844.94 miwest5° 02' 41.3"346.65 misouth913.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 9:38 AM517 km322 miles279 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 9:38 AM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
MajuroSat 9:38 AM960 km597 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 9:38 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouth S
YarenSat 9:38 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:38 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 11:38 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 9:38 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 8:38 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 8:38 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
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