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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 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 134° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.04 meters/second, 1533.7 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"952.80 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 misouth952.50 mi
24 hours14° 32' 01.8"961.44 mieast2° 36' 36.4"179.53 misouth971.12 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 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth S
AdamstownTue 1:58 PM1018 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 11:58 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 11:58 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 4:58 PM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 11:58 AM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:58 AM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:58 AM3975 km2470 miles2146 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:58 AM4029 km2504 miles2176 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:58 AM4262 km2648 miles2301 nmWest-southwest WSW
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