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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 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 46' North, Longitude: 153° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.7 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' 29.9"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.8"1002.60 miwest0° 12' 24.4"14.21 misouth1002.75 mi
24 hours12° 10' 53.7"842.27 mieast5° 02' 12.1"346.09 misouth910.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 9:38 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:38 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 9:38 AM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 8:38 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 7:38 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 9:38 AM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 9:38 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 8:38 AM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 7:38 AM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 8:38 AM3477 km2160 miles1877 nmSouthwest SW
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