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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 3:32:00 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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 156° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 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' 06.0"0.11 miNorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.7"946.20 miWest0° 06' 00.5"6.89 miNorth946.50 mi
24 hours13° 11' 25.6"864.68 miEast2° 52' 03.5"197.21 miNorth893.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 5:32 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 5:32 PM785 km488 miles424 nmEast E
AlofiSat 4:32 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:32 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 4:32 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 4:32 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 5:32 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 4:32 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 3:32 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 7:32 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmEast-southeast ESE

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