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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 23:08:00 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 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 151° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.87 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.8"951.88 miwest0° 07' 52.3"9.02 misouth951.59 mi
24 hours14° 33' 08.5"961.80 mieast2° 32' 55.8"175.30 misouth970.82 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 PM84 km52 miles45 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 1:08 PM195 km121 miles105 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 1:08 PM992 km617 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 12:08 PM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 1:08 PM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 1:08 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:08 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 3:08 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaWed 12:08 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaWed 11:08 AM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmWest W

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