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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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 39' South, Longitude: 179° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.61 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.16 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.4"969.69 miwest0° 10' 17.1"11.78 misouth969.41 mi
24 hours345° 55' 33.9"946.04 miwest3° 39' 15.3"251.26 misouth971.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LabasaTue 12:12 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
LevukaTue 12:12 PM448 km278 miles242 nmSouth S
LautokaTue 12:12 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiTue 12:12 PM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaTue 12:12 PM503 km312 miles272 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuTue 12:12 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 12:12 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
NeiafuTue 1:12 PM915 km568 miles494 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 2:12 PM928 km577 miles501 nmEast E
PangaiTue 1:12 PM968 km601 miles523 nmSoutheast SE

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