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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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' South, Longitude: 176° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.71 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"969.94 miwest0° 10' 18.7"11.82 misouth969.66 mi
24 hours14° 03' 57.8"945.73 mieast3° 40' 03.0"252.17 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 AM35 km21 miles19 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 1:52 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast E
Apia *Tue 1:52 PM486 km302 miles263 nmEast E
Pago PagoMon 12:52 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
NeiafuTue 12:52 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiTue 12:52 PM717 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 12:52 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiTue 11:52 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaTue 11:52 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaTue 11:52 AM807 km501 miles436 nmSouthwest SW

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