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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 5:46:00 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: 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 43' North, Longitude: 175° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.62 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.76 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.7"945.08 miWest0° 03' 56.9"4.53 miSouth945.28 mi
24 hours348° 20' 24.2"759.37 miWest2° 00' 34.0"138.21 miSouth776.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 5:46 AM953 km592 miles514 nmWest W
MidwaySun 6:46 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 5:46 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 5:46 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 5:46 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 4:46 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 5:46 AM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 7:46 AM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 5:46 AM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:46 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmWest W

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