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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 6:10:00 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 169° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.69 meters/second, 1521.7 km/hour, 945.5 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"0.08 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.8"945.23 miWest0° 03' 59.1"4.57 miSouth945.44 mi
24 hours348° 20' 27.9"759.43 miWest2° 01' 27.4"139.23 miSouth776.62 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 6:10 AM345 km215 miles186 nmWest W
MajuroMon 6:10 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 7:10 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmNortheast NE
PalikirMon 5:10 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 6:10 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth S
YarenMon 6:10 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 6:10 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 4:10 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 6:10 AM3283 km2040 miles1772 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 8:10 AM3361 km2089 miles1815 nmEast E

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