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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 132° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.09 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.89 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.1"952.86 miwest0° 08' 01.8"9.20 misouth952.56 mi
24 hours14° 31' 51.8"961.30 mieast2° 37' 08.1"180.12 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 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownTue 1:48 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 11:48 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 4:48 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 11:48 AM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM3440 km2137 miles1857 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:48 AM3969 km2466 miles2143 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:48 AM4231 km2629 miles2284 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM4283 km2661 miles2312 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:48 AM4512 km2804 miles2436 nmWest-southwest WSW

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