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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 9:38:00 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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 22' North, Longitude: 177° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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° 29' 57.3"1002.64 miWest0° 12' 27.2"14.26 miSouth1002.78 mi
24 hours347° 46' 57.0"844.85 miWest5° 02' 41.2"346.62 miSouth913.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 9:38 AM547 km340 miles296 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 9:38 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 9:38 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 9:38 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmSouth S
YarenSat 9:38 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:38 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 11:38 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 9:38 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 8:38 AM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 8:38 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest-southwest WSW

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