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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 9:28:00 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: 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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' North, Longitude: 168° 29' East

The ground speed is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 kilometres/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 40.2"997.85 miWest0° 11' 35.6"13.28 miSouth998.12 mi
24 hours348° 08' 44.7"815.15 miWest4° 49' 15.1"331.25 miSouth882.45 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KwajaleinFri 9:28 AM290 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 9:28 AM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 9:28 AM731 km454 miles395 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 9:28 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 8:28 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmWest W
Wake IslandFri 9:28 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 9:28 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 8:28 AM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 9:28 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 8:28 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmSouth S

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