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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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 164° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.36 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.8"951.27 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 misouth950.98 mi
24 hours14° 34' 00.1"962.19 mieast2° 29' 58.1"171.92 misouth970.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 1:02 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 2:02 PM669 km415 miles361 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoTue 1:02 PM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Wed 2:02 PM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 2:02 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuWed 1:02 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:02 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 1:02 PM1193 km742 miles644 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 2:02 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast E
SuvaWed 12:02 PM1803 km1120 miles974 nmWest W
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