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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 01:24:00 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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 154° 39' 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"929.57 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 misouth929.53 mi
24 hours14° 33' 15.2"940.39 mieast0° 23' 22.4"26.80 minorth941.98 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 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 3:24 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 2:24 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 3:24 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 2:24 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 2:24 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:24 PM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmNorth N
AdamstownThu 5:24 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 1:24 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 1:24 PM3123 km1941 miles1686 nmWest-northwest WNW
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