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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 9:18:00 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: 9%

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 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 26' North, Longitude: 177° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 kilometres/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 29.9"16.71 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.0"1002.63 miWest0° 12' 26.8"14.25 miSouth1002.77 mi
24 hours12° 12' 41.0"844.41 miEast5° 02' 36.8"346.53 miSouth912.60 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
Howland IslandFri 9:18 AM99 km61 miles53 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 9:18 AM162 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kanton IslandSat 10:18 AM778 km483 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSat 10:18 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
TabiteueaSat 9:18 AM937 km583 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 9:18 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 9:18 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 10:18 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 9:18 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 9:18 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmWest W

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