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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 3:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 166° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 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' 01.3"0.03 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.05 miWest0° 01' 25.5"1.63 miSouth938.12 mi
24 hours11° 42' 31.4"756.94 miEast1° 01' 08.7"70.11 miSouth762.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 5:46 AM948 km589 miles512 nmEast E
MidwaySat 4:46 AM1331 km827 miles718 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 5:46 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 3:46 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 3:46 AM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmWest W
MajuroSun 3:46 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 3:46 AM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 4:46 AM3376 km2097 miles1823 nmSouth S
Adak *Sat 6:46 AM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSun 3:46 AM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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