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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 5:46:00 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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' North, Longitude: 172° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.72 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.95 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.0"956.53 miWest0° 06' 10.0"7.07 miSouth956.83 mi
24 hours11° 35' 56.4"764.41 miEast2° 51' 55.2"197.03 miSouth794.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 6:46 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 7:46 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandMon 5:46 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 5:46 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 5:46 AM2194 km1364 miles1185 nmWest W
TarawaTue 5:46 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 7:46 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 6:46 AM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmSouth S
YarenTue 5:46 AM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 5:46 AM3036 km1887 miles1639 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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