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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, February 14, 2012 at 5:04 PM
This phaseNew MoonTuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:35 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, March 1, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 22:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 157° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.3"1000.83 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 minorth1001.09 mi
24 hours10° 45' 37.8"740.46 mieast4° 43' 01.7"324.14 minorth810.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:34 PM857 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
PapeeteTue 12:34 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 11:34 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 12:34 PM1721 km1070 miles929 nmSouth S
Apia *Wed 12:34 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 11:34 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:34 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 11:34 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 10:34 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmWest W
SuvaWed 10:34 AM2978 km1850 miles1608 nmWest-southwest WSW
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