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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 6:34:00 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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' North, Longitude: 164° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.76 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 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"945.39 miWest0° 04' 01.3"4.61 miSouth945.60 mi
24 hours11° 39' 28.3"759.48 miEast2° 02' 20.6"140.24 miSouth776.89 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 6:34 AM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
PalikirMon 5:34 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:34 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 7:34 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaMon 4:34 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 6:34 AM2239 km1392 miles1209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 6:34 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmSouth S
TokyoMon 3:34 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 6:34 AM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 5:34 AM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmSouth S

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