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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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 00:24:00 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: 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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 155° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.69 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.61 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.0"936.26 miwest0° 04' 27.7"5.11 misouth936.06 mi
24 hours14° 45' 47.5"960.79 mieast1° 06' 00.2"75.67 misouth960.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 2:24 PM519 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 2:24 PM630 km391 miles340 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:24 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 2:24 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 1:24 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 2:24 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth N
AdamstownWed 4:24 PM2627 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 12:24 PM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 12:24 PM3042 km1890 miles1642 nmWest-northwest WNW
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