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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 8:28:00 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: 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 36' North, Longitude: 165° 10' 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' 00.0"1002.58 miWest0° 12' 25.7"14.23 miSouth1002.73 mi
24 hours12° 11' 46.3"843.29 miEast5° 02' 25.0"346.31 miSouth911.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 9:28 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 10:28 AM872 km542 miles471 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 8:28 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 9:28 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 10:28 AM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 8:28 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 10:28 AM2320 km1441 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 9:28 AM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 8:28 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 10:28 AM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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