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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 138° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.72 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 10.6"929.71 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth929.67 mi
24 hours14° 34' 22.1"941.76 mieast0° 19' 21.8"22.20 minorth943.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 3:14 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownThu 4:14 PM944 km586 miles510 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:14 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 2:14 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 7:14 PM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 2:14 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 1:14 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:14 PM3651 km2269 miles1972 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:14 PM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:14 PM3844 km2388 miles2075 nmWest W
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