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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 23:02:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 177° 22' 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
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.46 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.2"987.73 miwest0° 11' 58.6"13.72 misouth987.56 mi
24 hours13° 24' 02.0"915.70 mieast4° 31' 02.3"310.49 misouth960.63 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 AM379 km235 miles204 nmWest W
Mata-UtuMon 11:02 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoMon 12:02 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 1:02 PM773 km481 miles418 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Mon 1:02 PM817 km507 miles441 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaMon 11:02 AM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiMon 12:02 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
Pago PagoSun 12:02 PM936 km582 miles506 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSun 11:02 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 11:02 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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