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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 4:36:00 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 179° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.4 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' 01.5"0.03 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.17 miWest0° 01' 30.4"1.73 miSouth938.25 mi
24 hours11° 42' 28.7"756.99 miEast1° 03' 05.4"72.33 miSouth763.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 5:36 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 4:36 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmWest W
MajuroSun 4:36 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 6:36 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 4:36 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 4:36 AM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 4:36 AM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 3:36 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 6:36 AM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 4:36 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmSouth S

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