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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 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: 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 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 176° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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"938.15 miWest0° 01' 29.3"1.71 miSouth938.23 mi
24 hours11° 42' 29.3"756.98 miEast1° 02' 42.1"71.89 miSouth762.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:26 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSun 4:26 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 6:26 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast E
MajuroSun 4:26 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 4:26 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 4:26 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 4:26 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 6:26 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSun 3:26 AM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 4:26 AM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmSouth S

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