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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 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' North, Longitude: 165° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 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' 29.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.3"1002.74 miwest0° 12' 28.4"14.29 misouth1002.88 mi
24 hours12° 13' 59.7"846.06 mieast5° 02' 51.4"346.84 misouth914.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 10:28 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 10:28 AM828 km514 miles447 nmEast E
MajuroSat 10:28 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSat 9:28 AM1037 km645 miles560 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 9:28 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:28 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 10:28 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 10:28 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 9:28 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 8:28 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmWest-southwest WSW
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