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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 8:18:00 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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 173° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.05 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 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"986.43 miWest0° 10' 09.4"11.63 miSouth986.78 mi
24 hours348° 21' 25.4"791.17 miWest4° 20' 29.3"298.36 miSouth850.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 8:18 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 8:18 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 8:18 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 8:18 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 8:18 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 7:18 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 9:18 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 8:18 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 7:18 AM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 9:18 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmSoutheast SE

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