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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 23:24:00 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: 17%

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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 125° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.76 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.7"929.72 miwest0° 01' 01.2"1.17 misouth929.67 mi
24 hours14° 35' 09.6"942.64 mieast0° 16' 22.7"18.78 minorth943.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 3:24 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsThu 2:24 PM968 km601 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 6:24 PM1816 km1129 miles981 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 1:24 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:24 PM3516 km2184 miles1898 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:24 PM4253 km2642 miles2296 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 12:24 PM4599 km2858 miles2483 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM4923 km3059 miles2658 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM5105 km3172 miles2756 nmWest W
LimaThu 6:24 PM5287 km3285 miles2855 nmEast E
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