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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 8:08:00 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: 17%

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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' North, Longitude: 172° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.93 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.9"997.38 miWest0° 11' 31.8"13.20 miSouth997.66 mi
24 hours11° 50' 20.0"813.70 miEast4° 48' 04.2"329.90 miSouth880.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 8:08 AM844 km524 miles455 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 10:08 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 8:08 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:08 AM1755 km1090 miles948 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 8:08 AM1820 km1131 miles982 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 8:08 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 10:08 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 10:08 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 8:08 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 9:08 AM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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