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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 5:46:00 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: 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 164° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.62 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.35 miWest0° 01' 37.3"1.86 miSouth938.44 mi
24 hours11° 42' 24.5"757.06 miEast1° 05' 48.5"75.45 miSouth763.50 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 5:46 AM324 km201 miles175 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 4:46 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 5:46 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 6:46 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSun 3:46 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 5:46 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 5:46 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth S
TokyoSun 2:46 AM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 5:46 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 4:46 AM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmSouth S

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