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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 55' South
Longitude: 140° 32' 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' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.8"929.70 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth929.66 mi
24 hours14° 34' 12.6"941.57 mieast0° 19' 56.9"22.87 minorth942.88 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 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:24 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 4:24 PM1164 km723 miles629 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 2:24 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:24 PM3077 km1912 miles1662 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 2:24 PM3115 km1935 miles1682 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 7:24 PM3239 km2013 miles1749 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 2:24 PM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:24 PM3529 km2193 miles1905 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM3596 km2234 miles1942 nmWest W
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