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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 146° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.89 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.77 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miNorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 26' 01.2"945.73 miWest0° 05' 55.8"6.80 miNorth946.03 mi
24 hours13° 12' 52.5"865.90 miEast2° 50' 21.5"195.25 miNorth894.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 4:48 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 4:48 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 6:48 PM1815 km1127 miles980 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 3:48 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:48 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 4:48 PM2772 km1723 miles1497 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:48 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 3:48 PM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 3:48 PM3721 km2312 miles2009 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 9:48 PM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmEast-southeast ESE

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