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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 2:20:00 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' North, Longitude: 179° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"954.51 miWest0° 05' 29.0"6.29 miNorth954.28 mi
24 hours348° 33' 24.0"751.97 miWest1° 47' 28.1"123.20 miNorth758.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 3:20 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandThu 2:20 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest W
MajuroThu 2:20 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 2:20 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 2:20 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 4:20 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenThu 2:20 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 1:20 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 2:20 AM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 4:20 AM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmEast-southeast ESE

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