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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 131° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.03 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.4 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"937.04 miWest0° 04' 41.9"5.39 miSouth936.83 mi
24 hours14° 45' 43.4"961.48 miEast1° 11' 51.4"82.38 miSouth961.34 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 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 2:46 PM614 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 12:46 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 5:46 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 12:46 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:46 PM3692 km2294 miles1993 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 11:46 AM4024 km2500 miles2173 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:46 PM4328 km2690 miles2337 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 11:46 AM4546 km2825 miles2455 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:46 AM5255 km3265 miles2838 nmWest W

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