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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 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: 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' North, Longitude: 178° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.82 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 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' 06.1"0.12 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"956.75 miWest0° 06' 12.1"7.11 miSouth957.05 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.3"764.52 miEast2° 52' 44.2"197.96 miSouth795.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 7:10 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth N
Wake IslandTue 6:10 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest W
MajuroTue 6:10 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 6:10 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 6:10 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 8:10 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 6:10 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 5:10 AM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:10 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiTue 6:10 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmSouth S

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