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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 = Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 8:10:00 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: 26%

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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 49' North, Longitude: 175° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.44 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"986.36 miWest0° 10' 08.9"11.62 miSouth986.71 mi
24 hours348° 21' 27.9"791.06 miWest4° 20' 18.1"298.15 miSouth850.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 8:10 AM628 km391 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 8:10 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 8:10 AM1351 km840 miles730 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 8:10 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 8:10 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 7:10 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmWest W
MidwayWed 9:10 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 8:10 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 9:10 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 7:10 AM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmSouthwest SW

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