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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: 4%
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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 24' South
Longitude: 150° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.09 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.9"1000.03 miwest0° 12' 39.7"14.50 misouth1000.02 mi
24 hours12° 42' 04.7"877.08 mieast4° 59' 09.1"342.63 misouth938.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 10:18 AM930 km578 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 10:18 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 10:18 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 9:18 AM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:18 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 9:18 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 10:18 AM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 8:18 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 12:18 PM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 9:18 AM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmSouthwest SW
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