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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 PM784 km487 miles423 nmEast E
AlofiSat 4:32 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:32 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 4:32 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 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 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 7:32 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmEast-southeast ESE
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