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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 = Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 6:28:00 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: 18%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' North, Longitude: 147° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.66 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"996.78 miWest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 miSouth997.06 mi
24 hours11° 49' 13.5"811.90 miEast4° 46' 32.1"328.14 miSouth878.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 8:28 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 8:28 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 8:28 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 7:28 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 6:28 AM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 8:28 AM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 8:28 AM3480 km2163 miles1879 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 7:28 AM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 7:28 AM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 6:28 AM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmWest-southwest WSW

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