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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

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 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' North, Longitude: 148° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 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' 30.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.6"1002.50 miwest0° 12' 23.8"14.20 misouth1002.66 mi
24 hours12° 10' 31.1"841.74 mieast5° 02' 06.3"345.95 misouth910.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 9:18 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:18 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 9:18 AM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 8:18 AM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 9:18 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 9:18 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 7:18 AM3147 km1956 miles1699 nmWest W
AlofiFri 8:18 AM3311 km2057 miles1788 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 11:18 AM3564 km2214 miles1924 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 7:18 AM3788 km2354 miles2045 nmWest-southwest WSW
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