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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 = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 8:18:00 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: 10%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' North, Longitude: 162° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.71 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.4"1002.57 miWest0° 12' 25.3"14.23 miSouth1002.72 mi
24 hours12° 11' 35.5"843.07 miEast5° 02' 22.5"346.26 miSouth911.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 10:18 AM603 km375 miles326 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 9:18 AM1536 km955 miles829 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 8:18 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:18 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 10:18 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 8:18 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 9:18 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 10:18 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 10:18 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 8:18 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmWest W

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