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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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 03:22:00 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: 50%

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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 03:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 141° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.60 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.7"963.03 miwest0° 08' 17.5"9.50 minorth963.40 mi
24 hours12° 25' 01.9"826.60 mieast3° 38' 56.4"250.86 minorth870.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 5:52 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 5:22 PM904 km562 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 7:22 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 5:22 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 5:22 PM2633 km1636 miles1421 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 4:22 PM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 5:22 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:22 PM3327 km2067 miles1797 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 10:22 PM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 4:22 PM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmWest-southwest WSW

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