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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 22:08:00 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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 150° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.32 meters/second, 1563.6 km/hour, 971.6 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.8"971.31 miwest0° 10' 27.8"11.99 misouth971.03 mi
24 hours14° 01' 19.3"943.96 mieast3° 44' 24.1"257.15 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 12:08 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 12:08 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 12:08 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiMon 11:08 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 12:08 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 11:08 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 2:08 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaTue 11:08 AM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 10:08 AM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 10:08 AM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmWest W

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