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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 8:28:00 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' North, Longitude: 171° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.09 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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' 01.1"986.53 miWest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 miSouth986.87 mi
24 hours348° 21' 22.2"791.30 miWest4° 20' 43.2"298.63 miSouth850.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 8:28 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 8:28 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 8:28 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenThu 8:28 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 7:28 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 8:28 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 9:28 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 8:28 AM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 7:28 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaThu 6:28 AM2909 km1808 miles1571 nmWest W

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