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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 01:02:00 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 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 167° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.0"969.04 miwest0° 10' 12.6"11.70 misouth968.76 mi
24 hours345° 54' 19.8"946.84 miwest3° 37' 08.4"248.83 misouth971.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleTue 12:02 PM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth S
Port VilaTue 12:02 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 12:02 PM924 km574 miles499 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaTue 12:02 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
SuvaTue 1:02 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 1:02 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 1:02 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorth N
TarawaTue 1:02 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaTue 2:02 PM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneTue 11:02 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmSouthwest SW

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