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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 5:56:00 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: 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 173° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 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"945.14 miWest0° 03' 57.8"4.54 miSouth945.35 mi
24 hours348° 20' 25.8"759.39 miWest2° 00' 56.2"138.63 miSouth776.47 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 5:56 AM699 km435 miles378 nmWest W
MidwaySun 6:56 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 5:56 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 5:56 AM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 4:56 AM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 5:56 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 5:56 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 7:56 AM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 3:56 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 5:56 AM3189 km1981 miles1722 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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