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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: 1%

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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' South, Longitude: 140° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.33 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.49 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.4"989.34 miwest0° 12' 05.4"13.85 misouth989.18 mi
24 hours13° 19' 50.1"912.23 mieast4° 34' 54.8"314.94 misouth959.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 10:58 AM130 km81 miles70 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:28 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 12:28 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 10:28 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:28 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 9:28 AM3377 km2099 miles1824 nmWest W
AlofiSun 9:28 AM3382 km2101 miles1826 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 10:28 AM3462 km2151 miles1869 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:28 AM3795 km2358 miles2049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Sun 3:28 PM3881 km2411 miles2095 nmSoutheast SE
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