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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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 38' South
Longitude: 157° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 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 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.8"946.28 miwest0° 06' 00.7"6.89 minorth946.58 mi
24 hours13° 11' 23.3"864.71 mieast2° 52' 06.2"197.27 minorth893.65 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 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 5:32 PM812 km505 miles439 nmEast E
AlofiSat 4:32 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:32 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 4:32 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 4:32 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 5:32 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 4:32 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 3:32 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 7:32 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmEast-southeast ESE
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