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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 23:02:00 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' South, Longitude: 163° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.01 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.18 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.2"970.60 miwest0° 10' 23.2"11.90 misouth970.33 mi
24 hours14° 02' 41.1"944.88 mieast3° 42' 10.7"254.60 misouth970.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoMon 12:02 PM733 km456 miles396 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 1:02 PM845 km525 miles456 nmWest W
AlofiMon 12:02 PM888 km552 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 1:02 PM894 km555 miles482 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 12:02 PM912 km567 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 1:02 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaTue 12:02 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 1:02 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 1:02 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiTue 11:02 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-northwest WNW

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