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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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 30' North, Longitude: 159° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.2"989.56 miwest0° 09' 31.0"10.90 minorth989.37 mi
24 hours10° 53' 56.5"741.31 mieast3° 33' 06.0"244.14 minorth775.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:18 PM997 km620 miles538 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 11:18 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 9:18 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 10:18 PM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 10:18 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 11:18 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 9:18 PM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 9:18 PM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 9:18 PM3197 km1987 miles1726 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 11:18 PM3303 km2053 miles1784 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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