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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 12:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 142° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 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' 11.1"929.62 miWest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 miSouth929.58 mi
24 hours14° 34' 04.0"941.34 miEast0° 20' 27.9"23.47 miNorth942.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 2:34 PM816 km507 miles440 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsThu 3:34 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 4:34 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 2:34 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:34 PM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 2:34 PM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:34 PM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 7:34 PM3449 km2143 miles1863 nmEast-southeast ESE

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