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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 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: 74%

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 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 172° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.35 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"937.73 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miNorth937.68 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.8"755.74 miEast0° 03' 44.2"4.29 miSouth755.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 4:20 AM951 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 5:20 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 3:20 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
MajuroSat 3:20 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:20 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 5:20 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 3:20 AM2681 km1666 miles1447 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 3:20 AM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 4:20 AM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 3:20 AM3386 km2104 miles1828 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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