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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 = Friday, October 19, 2012 at 12:14:00 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: 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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 137° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 930.0 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"929.65 miWest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 miSouth929.60 mi
24 hours14° 34' 23.0"941.71 miEast0° 19' 18.0"22.13 miNorth942.97 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 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownThu 4:14 PM920 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:14 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 2:14 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 7:14 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 2:14 PM3294 km2047 miles1778 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 1:14 PM3355 km2084 miles1811 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:14 PM3679 km2286 miles1986 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:14 PM3796 km2359 miles2050 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:14 PM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmWest W

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