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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.01 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.7"||16.18 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||south||16.18 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 38.1"||970.59 mi||west||0° 10' 23.1"||11.90 mi||south||970.31 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 42.7"||944.90 mi||east||3° 42' 08.0"||254.55 mi||south||970.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pago Pago||Mon 12:02 PM||704 km||438 miles||380 nm||W|
|Apia *||Tue 1:02 PM||816 km||507 miles||441 nm||W|
|Salelologa (Savai'i) *||Tue 1:02 PM||864 km||537 miles||467 nm||W|
|Alofi||Mon 12:02 PM||867 km||539 miles||468 nm||SW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 12:02 PM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||WNW|
|Rarotonga||Mon 1:02 PM||982 km||610 miles||530 nm||SSE|
|Nukualofa||Tue 12:02 PM||1442 km||896 miles||778 nm||SW|
|Papeete||Mon 1:02 PM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm||ESE|
|Kiritimati||Tue 1:02 PM||1858 km||1154 miles||1003 nm||NNE|
|Funafuti||Tue 11:02 AM||1888 km||1173 miles||1020 nm||WNW|
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