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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 5:36:00 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: 36%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' North, Longitude: 158° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.00 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.18 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"970.62 miWest0° 08' 11.7"9.39 miSouth970.98 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.8"773.78 miEast3° 37' 45.7"249.49 miSouth818.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloTue 7:36 AM654 km406 miles353 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluTue 7:36 AM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 7:36 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 6:36 AM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 5:36 AM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 6:36 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 5:36 AM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 5:36 AM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 7:36 AM3490 km2168 miles1884 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 5:36 AM3562 km2214 miles1924 nmSouthwest SW

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