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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: 39%

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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 146° 34' 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' 01.3"945.81 miwest0° 05' 55.9"6.80 minorth946.11 mi
24 hours13° 12' 50.4"865.93 mieast2° 50' 24.1"195.32 minorth894.38 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 PM342 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 4:48 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 6:48 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 3:48 PM2459 km1528 miles1327 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:48 PM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 4:48 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:48 PM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 3:48 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 3:48 PM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 2:48 PM3861 km2399 miles2085 nmWest-northwest WNW
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