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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: 50%

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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 129° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.6"962.49 miwest0° 08' 13.5"9.43 minorth962.86 mi
24 hours12° 26' 33.3"827.89 mieast3° 37' 36.2"249.35 minorth871.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 5:32 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 6:32 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 4:32 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 9:32 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 4:32 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 4:32 PM3638 km2261 miles1964 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 3:32 PM4298 km2671 miles2321 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:32 PM4547 km2826 miles2455 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 3:32 PM4845 km3010 miles2616 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sun 9:32 PM5130 km3187 miles2770 nmNortheast NE
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