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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 21:48:00 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

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
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 miles1000 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 AM4311 km2679 miles2328 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:48 AM4540 km2821 miles2451 nmWest-southwest WSW

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