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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 1:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' North, Longitude: 168° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.03 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"954.96 miWest0° 05' 33.3"6.37 miNorth954.72 mi
24 hours11° 26' 12.7"751.88 miEast1° 49' 14.4"125.23 miNorth758.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:30 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 2:30 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 1:30 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 3:30 AM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:30 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 1:30 AM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:30 AM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:30 AM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 1:30 AM3231 km2007 miles1744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:30 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmSouthwest SW

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