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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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 55' South
Longitude: 142° 56' 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"929.69 miwest0° 00' 50.5"0.97 misouth929.64 mi
24 hours14° 34' 03.0"941.38 mieast0° 20' 31.8"23.54 minorth942.74 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 PM791 km492 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsThu 3:34 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 4:34 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 2:34 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:34 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 2:34 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:34 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM3348 km2080 miles1808 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 7:34 PM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmEast-southeast ESE
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