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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 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 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° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 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' 02.5"1002.58 miwest0° 12' 23.8"14.20 misouth1002.73 mi
24 hours12° 10' 32.3"841.82 mieast5° 02' 06.6"345.98 misouth910.25 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 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:18 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 9:18 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 8:18 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 9:18 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 9:18 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 7:18 AM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmWest W
AlofiFri 8:18 AM3290 km2044 miles1776 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 11:18 AM3579 km2224 miles1933 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 7:18 AM3760 km2336 miles2030 nmWest-southwest WSW
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