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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: 9%
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 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 41' South
Longitude: 131° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.03 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.3 miles/hour or 814.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.1"937.10 miwest0° 04' 41.7"5.38 misouth936.89 mi
24 hours14° 45' 43.5"961.54 mieast1° 11' 47.3"82.31 misouth961.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 1:46 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 2:46 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 12:46 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 5:46 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:46 PM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:46 PM3670 km2280 miles1981 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 11:46 AM3996 km2483 miles2158 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:46 PM4300 km2672 miles2322 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:46 AM4389 km2727 miles2370 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 11:46 AM4518 km2807 miles2440 nmWest W
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