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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 5:16:00 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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 159° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.3 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' 00.8"0.02 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.9"937.52 miWest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 miNorth937.48 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.3"755.84 miEast0° 08' 17.1"9.50 miSouth756.24 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 5:16 AM764 km475 miles412 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 4:16 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 3:16 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 5:16 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 6:16 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSat 5:16 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSat 2:16 AM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSat 2:16 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 5:16 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSat 2:16 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmWest-southwest WSW

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