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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: 4%

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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' South, Longitude: 167° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.66 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 51.1"999.63 miwest0° 12' 39.2"14.49 misouth999.62 mi
24 hours12° 43' 44.6"878.70 mieast4° 58' 29.9"341.86 misouth939.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSun 10:28 AM363 km225 miles196 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:28 AM759 km471 miles410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 9:28 AM1090 km678 miles589 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sun 11:28 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 11:28 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 9:28 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 10:28 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmSouth S
NukualofaSun 10:28 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 11:28 AM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSun 9:28 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmSouthwest SW
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