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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 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 13' South, Longitude: 162° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.25 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.6"986.86 miwest0° 11' 54.6"13.64 misouth986.67 mi
24 hours13° 26' 20.6"917.62 mieast4° 28' 48.0"307.93 misouth961.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 11:26 AM269 km167 miles145 nmWest W
GizoMon 11:26 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest W
ArawaMon 10:26 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleMon 11:26 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
BukaMon 10:26 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 12:26 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaMon 11:26 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 12:26 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 10:26 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmWest W
PalikirMon 11:26 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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