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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 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: 65%

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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 171° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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"938.27 miWest0° 01' 34.4"1.80 miSouth938.36 mi
24 hours348° 17' 33.7"757.03 miWest1° 04' 38.6"74.11 miSouth763.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 5:16 AM512 km318 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 6:16 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 5:16 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 4:16 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 5:16 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouth S
YarenSun 5:16 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 5:16 AM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 3:16 AM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 7:16 AM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 5:16 AM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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