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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 8:48:00 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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' North, Longitude: 178° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.03 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 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' 41.1"997.62 miWest0° 11' 33.7"13.24 miSouth997.89 mi
24 hours348° 09' 12.4"814.42 miWest4° 48' 39.9"330.58 miSouth881.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 8:48 AM753 km468 miles407 nmWest W
TarawaFri 8:48 AM791 km491 miles427 nmSouthwest SW
Howland IslandThu 8:48 AM844 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 8:48 AM905 km562 miles488 nmSoutheast SE
TabiteueaFri 8:48 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 8:48 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 8:48 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 8:48 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 9:48 AM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 7:48 AM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmWest W

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