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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 2:30:00 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: 75%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 160° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"937.83 miWest0° 01' 03.0"1.20 miNorth937.77 mi
24 hours11° 41' 38.5"755.70 miEast0° 01' 46.6"2.04 miSouth755.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueFri 4:30 AM150 km93 miles81 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluFri 4:30 AM256 km159 miles138 nmEast E
WailukuFri 4:30 AM393 km244 miles212 nmEast E
HiloFri 4:30 AM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayFri 3:30 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 4:30 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 2:30 AM2892 km1797 miles1561 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 2:30 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSat 2:30 AM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:30 AM3557 km2210 miles1920 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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