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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: 10%

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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' South, Longitude: 173° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.24 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.7"935.33 miwest0° 04' 08.2"4.74 misouth935.14 mi
24 hours345° 14' 17.5"959.78 miwest0° 58' 01.9"66.54 misouth959.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiThu 2:36 PM519 km323 miles280 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaThu 2:36 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 1:36 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaThu 2:36 PM601 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaThu 1:36 PM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 1:36 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 3:36 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 2:36 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 4:36 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 3:36 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmEast E
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