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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 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 139° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 10.4"952.55 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 misouth952.25 mi
24 hours14° 32' 21.5"961.57 mieast2° 35' 32.5"178.31 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 1:18 PM831 km517 miles449 nmSoutheast SE
TaiohaeTue 12:48 PM892 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
PapeeteTue 12:18 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 2:18 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 12:18 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:18 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 11:18 AM3210 km1995 miles1733 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 5:18 PM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 12:18 PM3464 km2153 miles1870 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 11:18 AM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest W
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