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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 8:38:00 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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 23' North, Longitude: 179° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"997.56 miWest0° 11' 33.2"13.23 miSouth997.83 mi
24 hours11° 50' 40.6"814.24 miEast4° 48' 31.0"330.41 miSouth881.37 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 8:38 AM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 8:38 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 8:38 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 8:38 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmSouth S
YarenFri 8:38 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:38 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 8:38 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 10:38 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 9:38 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 7:38 AM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmWest W

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