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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 134° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 11.6"952.75 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 misouth952.45 mi
24 hours14° 32' 00.6"961.36 mieast2° 36' 40.0"179.58 misouth971.06 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 12:58 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth S
AdamstownTue 1:58 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 11:58 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 11:58 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 4:58 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 11:58 AM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:58 AM3744 km2327 miles2022 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:58 AM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:58 AM4057 km2521 miles2191 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:58 AM4290 km2666 miles2317 nmWest-southwest WSW
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