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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 161° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.41 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.3"946.89 miwest0° 03' 56.2"4.51 minorth946.71 mi
24 hours11° 34' 10.7"754.53 mieast1° 08' 59.2"79.10 minorth755.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 2:14 AM538 km334 miles291 nmEast E
PalikirThu 1:14 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 2:14 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 12:14 AM1910 km1187 miles1032 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 2:14 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayWed 3:14 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 2:14 AM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoWed 11:14 PM2792 km1735 miles1507 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokWed 11:14 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 1:14 AM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmSouth S
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