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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 00:02:00 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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' South, Longitude: 178° 24' 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
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.1"969.82 miwest0° 10' 17.9"11.80 misouth969.54 mi
24 hours14° 04' 11.1"945.87 mieast3° 39' 40.6"251.74 misouth971.08 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 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast E
LabasaTue 12:02 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouthwest SW
LevukaTue 12:02 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaTue 12:02 PM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 12:02 PM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LautokaTue 12:02 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
NadiTue 12:02 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 2:02 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast E
Apia *Tue 2:02 PM717 km445 miles387 nmEast E
NeiafuTue 1:02 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSoutheast SE

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