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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 4:26:00 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 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' North, Longitude: 171° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 00.9"0.02 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.4"937.61 miWest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 miNorth937.56 mi
24 hours348° 18' 07.2"755.80 miWest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 miSouth756.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 4:26 AM556 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 5:26 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 4:26 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 3:26 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 4:26 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSouth S
YarenSat 4:26 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 4:26 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 2:26 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 6:26 AM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 4:26 AM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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