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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 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 151° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.87 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.7"951.93 miwest0° 07' 52.0"9.02 misouth951.64 mi
24 hours14° 33' 09.7"961.88 mieast2° 32' 52.3"175.25 misouth970.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Tue 1:08 PM75 km46 miles40 nmNorth N
PapeeteTue 1:08 PM223 km139 miles120 nmEast E
RarotongaTue 1:08 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 12:08 PM1946 km1209 miles1050 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:08 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 1:08 PM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 12:08 PM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 3:08 PM2397 km1490 miles1295 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaWed 12:08 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaWed 11:08 AM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmWest W
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