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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 8:34:00 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: 35%

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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' North, Longitude: 158° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.82 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.21 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"972.45 miWest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 miSouth972.80 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.4"775.33 miEast3° 43' 00.7"255.50 miSouth821.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 7:34 AM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 8:34 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaWed 6:34 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmWest W
MajuroWed 8:34 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 8:34 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 8:34 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:34 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSouth S
MelekeokWed 5:34 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 6:34 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 9:34 AM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmNortheast NE

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