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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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 57' South
Longitude: 173° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 15.4"929.55 miwest0° 00' 23.1"0.44 misouth929.53 mi
24 hours345° 29' 01.8"937.85 miwest0° 31' 04.5"35.63 minorth940.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiFri 3:36 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNortheast NE
LautokaFri 3:36 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 3:36 PM610 km379 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 2:36 PM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 2:36 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 2:36 PM894 km555 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 4:36 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 3:36 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 4:36 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 5:36 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmEast-northeast ENE
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