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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 1:40:00 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 159° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 422.14 meters/second, 1519.7 kilometres/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 10.3"943.98 miWest0° 03' 24.7"3.91 miNorth943.82 mi
24 hours11° 35' 56.4"754.19 miEast0° 55' 53.7"64.09 miNorth754.66 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueThu 3:40 AM225 km140 miles122 nmNorth N
WaipahuThu 3:40 AM242 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 3:40 AM250 km155 miles135 nmNortheast NE
WailukuThu 3:40 AM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
HiloThu 3:40 AM494 km307 miles267 nmEast E
MidwayThu 2:40 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:40 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 1:40 AM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 1:40 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 2:40 AM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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