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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 = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:18:00 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: 83%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 154° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.20 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.6"944.11 miWest0° 03' 26.7"3.95 miNorth943.95 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.1"754.16 miEast0° 56' 43.8"65.04 miNorth754.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 3:18 AM70 km44 miles38 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kailua-KonaThu 3:18 AM165 km102 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuThu 3:18 AM237 km147 miles128 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 3:18 AM384 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:18 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 2:18 AM2497 km1552 miles1349 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 1:18 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 6:18 AM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 2:18 AM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 6:18 AM3892 km2418 miles2101 nmEast-northeast ENE

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