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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 6:46:00 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: 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' North, Longitude: 161° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.79 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 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' 47.0"945.47 miWest0° 04' 02.5"4.64 miSouth945.68 mi
24 hours11° 39' 26.5"759.51 miEast2° 02' 47.2"140.75 miSouth777.02 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 6:46 AM573 km356 miles310 nmEast E
PalikirMon 5:46 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:46 AM1773 km1101 miles957 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 4:46 AM1883 km1170 miles1016 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 6:46 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 7:46 AM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaMon 6:46 AM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 3:46 AM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 3:46 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 5:46 AM3220 km2001 miles1739 nmSouth S

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