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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 2:56:00 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 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 60' South, Longitude: 168° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.18 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 07.3"935.13 miWest0° 04' 05.4"4.69 miSouth934.94 mi
24 hours345° 14' 19.2"959.55 miWest0° 56' 53.8"65.24 miSouth958.84 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 1:56 PM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth N
NoumeaThu 1:56 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleThu 1:56 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NadiThu 2:56 PM968 km601 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaThu 2:56 PM978 km608 miles528 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonThu 2:26 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmSouth S
SuvaThu 2:56 PM1062 km660 miles574 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 1:56 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 3:56 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 2:56 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNortheast NE

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