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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 5:26:00 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: 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 168° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.6 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"938.30 miWest0° 01' 35.3"1.82 miSouth938.38 mi
24 hours348° 17' 34.2"757.04 miWest1° 05' 01.9"74.56 miSouth763.36 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 5:26 AM286 km178 miles155 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 5:26 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 6:26 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSun 4:26 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 5:26 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 5:26 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 3:26 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:26 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSun 2:26 AM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 5:26 AM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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