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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 5:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 161° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.64 meters/second, 1510.7 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 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.38 miWest0° 01' 38.2"1.88 miSouth938.47 mi
24 hours11° 42' 23.8"757.07 miEast1° 06' 11.8"75.89 miSouth763.57 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 5:56 AM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 4:56 AM1581 km982 miles853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 5:56 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 3:56 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 6:56 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 5:56 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 5:56 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoSun 2:56 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 2:56 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:56 AM3301 km2051 miles1782 nmSoutheast SE

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