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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: 17%
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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 54' South
Longitude: 126° 09' 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"929.78 miwest0° 01' 01.0"1.17 misouth929.73 mi
24 hours14° 35' 08.7"942.68 mieast0° 16' 26.6"18.85 minorth943.73 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 PM614 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsThu 2:24 PM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 6:24 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 1:24 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:24 PM3488 km2167 miles1883 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:24 PM4229 km2628 miles2284 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 12:24 PM4571 km2840 miles2468 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM4895 km3042 miles2643 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM5078 km3155 miles2742 nmWest W
LimaThu 6:24 PM5315 km3302 miles2870 nmEast E
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