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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 3:20:00 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: 82%

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 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 176° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 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' 03.2"0.06 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.5"943.39 miWest0° 03' 15.5"3.74 miNorth943.23 mi
24 hours348° 23' 31.7"754.32 miWest0° 52' 05.5"59.73 miNorth754.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 3:20 AM986 km613 miles532 nmWest W
MidwayThu 4:20 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 3:20 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 3:20 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 3:20 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 2:20 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 3:20 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 5:20 AM2722 km1692 miles1470 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 3:20 AM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 1:20 AM3406 km2117 miles1839 nmWest W

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