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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 6:26:00 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: 55%

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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' North, Longitude: 166° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"945.34 miWest0° 04' 00.6"4.60 miSouth945.54 mi
24 hours11° 39' 29.5"759.46 miEast2° 02' 02.8"139.90 miSouth776.80 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 6:26 AM77 km48 miles42 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroMon 6:26 AM1507 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 5:26 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 7:26 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaMon 6:26 AM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 6:26 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 4:26 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 6:26 AM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 3:26 AM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 5:26 AM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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