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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 7:44:00 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: 45%

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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 158° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.21 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.96 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.8"957.62 miWest0° 06' 20.5"7.27 miSouth957.93 mi
24 hours11° 35' 41.5"764.99 miEast2° 55' 55.5"201.61 miSouth796.72 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 7:44 AM849 km528 miles459 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 6:44 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:44 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 7:44 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 7:44 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 7:44 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 8:44 AM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoTue 4:44 AM2762 km1716 miles1492 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 4:44 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 6:44 AM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmSouth S

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