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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 = Sunday, October 7, 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: 56%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 167° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"944.63 miWest0° 03' 50.1"4.40 miSouth944.83 mi
24 hours11° 39' 46.4"759.21 miEast1° 57' 58.1"135.23 miSouth775.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 6:36 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySun 5:36 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 6:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 4:36 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 4:36 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 4:36 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmWest W
TarawaMon 4:36 AM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 5:36 AM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 4:36 AM3461 km2151 miles1869 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 4:36 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmSouthwest SW

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