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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 12:04 PM
This phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 143° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.65 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.4"963.15 miwest0° 08' 18.4"9.52 minorth963.53 mi
24 hours12° 24' 43.3"826.35 mieast3° 39' 12.6"251.17 minorth870.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 5:32 PM656 km408 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaiohaeSun 6:02 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 7:32 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 5:32 PM1802 km1119 miles973 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 5:32 PM2460 km1529 miles1329 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 4:32 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:32 PM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:32 PM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 4:32 PM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 10:32 PM3762 km2337 miles2031 nmEast-southeast ESE
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