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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: 18%

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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 154° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.69 meters/second, 1496.5 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.0 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' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.1"929.63 miwest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 misouth929.60 mi
24 hours14° 33' 14.2"940.43 mieast0° 23' 26.3"26.88 minorth942.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 3:24 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 3:24 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 2:24 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 3:24 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 2:24 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 2:24 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 3:24 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth N
AdamstownThu 5:24 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 1:24 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 1:24 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest-northwest WNW
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