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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 phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 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° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.43 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.1"971.62 miwest0° 10' 29.3"12.02 misouth971.34 mi
24 hours14° 00' 50.6"943.71 mieast3° 45' 10.3"258.05 misouth970.67 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 AM582 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeMon 12:18 PM891 km554 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 11:48 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:48 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 1:48 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 10:48 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:48 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 11:48 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 10:48 AM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:48 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmWest-northwest WNW
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