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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 9:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 132° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.89 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.2"952.87 miWest0° 08' 01.8"9.21 miSouth952.57 mi
24 hours14° 31' 50.7"961.29 miEast2° 37' 11.8"180.19 miSouth971.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 12:48 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownTue 1:48 PM919 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 11:48 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 4:48 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 11:48 AM2940 km1827 miles1587 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:48 AM3997 km2484 miles2158 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:48 AM4259 km2647 miles2300 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM4308 km2677 miles2326 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:48 AM4540 km2821 miles2451 nmWest-southwest WSW

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