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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 23:52:00 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' South, Longitude: 175° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.72 meters/second, 1561.4 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.7"969.95 miwest0° 10' 18.8"11.82 misouth969.67 mi
24 hours14° 03' 56.0"945.71 mieast3° 40' 05.8"252.22 misouth971.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuTue 11:52 AM38 km24 miles20 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 1:52 PM408 km254 miles220 nmEast E
Apia *Tue 1:52 PM457 km284 miles247 nmEast E
Pago PagoMon 12:52 PM577 km358 miles311 nmEast E
LabasaTue 11:52 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuTue 12:52 PM599 km372 miles324 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 12:52 PM699 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
PangaiTue 12:52 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiTue 11:52 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaTue 11:52 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW

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