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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 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 30' North
Longitude: 160° 12' 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"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.2"989.62 miwest0° 09' 31.0"10.90 minorth989.42 mi
24 hours10° 53' 57.1"741.36 mieast3° 33' 04.4"244.13 minorth776.03 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 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 11:18 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSat 9:18 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 10:18 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 10:18 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 11:18 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 9:18 PM3103 km1928 miles1676 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 9:18 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 9:18 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 11:18 PM3314 km2059 miles1789 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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