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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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 3:26:00 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: 66%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 162° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.00 miWest0° 01' 23.5"1.60 miSouth938.08 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.3"756.92 miEast1° 00' 22.1"69.21 miSouth762.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 5:26 AM447 km278 miles241 nmEast E
WailukuSat 5:26 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast E
MidwaySat 4:26 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 5:26 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 3:26 AM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 3:26 AM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 3:26 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
TarawaSun 3:26 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 4:26 AM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Sat 6:26 AM3662 km2275 miles1977 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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