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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 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: 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 169° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.03 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.6"943.74 miWest0° 03' 21.0"3.84 miNorth943.58 mi
24 hours11° 36' 09.3"754.24 miEast0° 54' 22.5"62.34 miNorth754.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 3:20 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 4:20 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 2:20 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 4:20 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandFri 2:20 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest W
MajuroFri 2:20 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 2:20 AM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 3:20 AM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 2:20 AM3392 km2108 miles1831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 2:20 AM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmSouthwest SW

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