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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 38' South
Longitude: 178° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.66 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.0"969.88 miwest0° 10' 17.8"11.80 misouth969.60 mi
24 hours14° 04' 12.7"945.96 mieast3° 39' 37.7"251.70 misouth971.15 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 12:02 PM273 km170 miles147 nmEast E
SuvaTue 12:02 PM588 km365 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaTue 12:02 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 12:02 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NadiTue 12:02 PM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 2:02 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast E
Apia *Tue 2:02 PM746 km463 miles403 nmEast E
NeiafuTue 1:02 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiTue 1:02 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoMon 1:02 PM863 km537 miles466 nmEast E
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