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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 01:46:00 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 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 174° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 23' 08.6"935.64 miwest0° 04' 15.6"4.89 misouth935.44 mi
24 hours14° 45' 45.9"960.15 mieast1° 01' 05.7"70.05 misouth959.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiThu 2:46 PM38 km24 miles20 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaThu 2:46 PM145 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuThu 2:46 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 2:46 PM511 km317 miles276 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 3:46 PM733 km455 miles396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LabasaThu 1:46 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 3:46 PM742 km461 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaThu 1:46 PM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoWed 2:46 PM756 km470 miles408 nmNortheast NE
NadiThu 1:46 PM863 km537 miles466 nmWest-northwest WNW
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