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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 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 177° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.64 meters/second, 1589.9 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.46 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.1"987.79 miwest0° 11' 58.6"13.72 misouth987.61 mi
24 hours13° 24' 03.9"915.79 mieast4° 31' 00.5"310.48 misouth960.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 11:02 AM349 km217 miles189 nmWest W
Mata-UtuMon 11:02 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoMon 12:02 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 1:02 PM795 km494 miles429 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Mon 1:02 PM838 km521 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoSun 12:02 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiMon 12:02 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSun 11:02 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 11:02 AM1103 km685 miles596 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaMon 12:02 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmSouth S
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