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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 140° 16' 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.8"929.64 miwest0° 00' 52.2"1.00 misouth929.59 mi
24 hours14° 34' 13.5"941.52 mieast0° 19' 53.0"22.80 minorth942.83 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 3:24 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:24 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 4:24 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 2:24 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:24 PM3105 km1929 miles1677 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 2:24 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 7:24 PM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 2:24 PM3432 km2132 miles1853 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:24 PM3556 km2209 miles1920 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmWest W

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