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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 21:48:00 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 phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 146° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.1"971.56 miwest0° 10' 29.4"12.02 misouth971.29 mi
24 hours14° 00' 48.8"943.62 mieast3° 45' 13.0"258.08 misouth970.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:48 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeMon 12:18 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 11:48 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 11:48 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 1:48 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 10:48 AM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:48 AM2768 km1720 miles1494 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 11:48 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 10:48 AM3203 km1990 miles1730 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:48 AM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmWest-northwest WNW

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