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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 02:46:00 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: 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' South, Longitude: 170° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.21 meters/second, 1505.6 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 812.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.5"935.20 miwest0° 04' 06.8"4.72 misouth935.01 mi
24 hours345° 14' 18.2"959.64 miwest0° 57' 29.9"65.92 misouth958.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaThu 1:46 PM371 km230 miles200 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaThu 1:46 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 1:46 PM634 km394 miles343 nmNorthwest NW
NadiThu 2:46 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaThu 2:46 PM738 km458 miles398 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaThu 2:46 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaThu 2:46 PM977 km607 miles527 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaThu 3:46 PM1453 km903 miles784 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 2:46 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraThu 1:46 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorthwest NW

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