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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:36:00 AM.

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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: 10%

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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' South, Longitude: 173° 19' 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"935.27 miWest0° 04' 08.4"4.75 miSouth935.08 mi
24 hours345° 14' 17.3"959.73 miWest0° 58' 05.8"66.61 miSouth959.05 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 PM494 km307 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaThu 2:36 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaThu 2:36 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 1:36 PM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
LevukaThu 2:36 PM634 km394 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaThu 2:36 PM751 km467 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaThu 1:36 PM758 km471 miles409 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 1:36 PM817 km508 miles441 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 3:36 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 2:36 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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