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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 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"936.32 miwest0° 04' 27.5"5.11 misouth936.12 mi
24 hours14° 45' 47.5"960.85 mieast1° 05' 56.2"75.60 misouth960.45 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 PM492 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 2:24 PM656 km407 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:24 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 2:24 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 1:24 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 2:24 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
AdamstownWed 4:24 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 12:24 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 12:24 PM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmWest-northwest WNW
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