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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' South, Longitude: 165° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.32 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.5"987.01 miwest0° 11' 55.3"13.65 misouth986.82 mi
24 hours13° 25' 57.5"917.31 mieast4° 29' 10.7"308.37 misouth961.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 11:12 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest W
LuganvilleMon 11:12 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 12:12 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
Port VilaMon 11:12 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoMon 11:12 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest W
TarawaMon 12:12 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiMon 12:12 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmEast E
SuvaMon 12:12 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroMon 12:12 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirMon 11:12 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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