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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: 0%

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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' South, Longitude: 173° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.47 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.0"987.88 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 misouth987.70 mi
24 hours13° 23' 39.0"915.38 mieast4° 31' 24.1"310.91 misouth960.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuMon 11:48 AM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoMon 11:48 AM308 km192 miles166 nmEast E
Mata-UtuMon 10:48 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:48 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Mon 12:48 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiMon 11:48 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoSun 11:48 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 10:48 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 10:48 AM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 11:48 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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