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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 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: 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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 177° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.53 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.6"944.88 miWest0° 03' 54.0"4.47 miSouth945.08 mi
24 hours11° 39' 40.3"759.30 miEast1° 59' 27.3"136.93 miSouth776.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 6:16 AM938 km583 miles506 nmNorth N
Wake IslandMon 5:16 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:16 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSun 7:16 AM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 5:16 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 5:16 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 5:16 AM2847 km1769 miles1538 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 7:16 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirMon 4:16 AM3033 km1884 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 5:16 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmSouth S

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