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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: 38%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 126° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.50 meters/second, 1521.0 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.75 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.6"944.93 miwest0° 05' 46.5"6.62 minorth945.23 mi
24 hours13° 15' 36.1"868.25 mieast2° 47' 06.5"191.55 minorth895.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 5:24 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsSat 4:24 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 8:24 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 3:24 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 3:24 PM3499 km2174 miles1890 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 3:24 PM4090 km2542 miles2209 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 2:24 PM4575 km2843 miles2470 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 3:24 PM4871 km3027 miles2630 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 2:24 PM5097 km3167 miles2752 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sat 8:24 PM5173 km3214 miles2793 nmNortheast NE
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