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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 6:34:00 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: 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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' North, Longitude: 175° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 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"956.97 miWest0° 06' 14.3"7.15 miSouth957.27 mi
24 hours348° 24' 09.6"764.64 miWest2° 53' 33.3"198.90 miSouth795.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 6:34 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroTue 6:34 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 7:34 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaTue 6:34 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 6:34 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 6:34 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 5:34 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 8:34 AM2796 km1738 miles1510 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiTue 6:34 AM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 7:34 AM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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