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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 03:42:00 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 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 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 146° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.71 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.2"963.28 miwest0° 08' 19.3"9.54 minorth963.65 mi
24 hours12° 24' 24.6"826.10 mieast3° 39' 28.7"251.48 minorth870.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 5:42 PM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 5:42 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 7:42 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 5:42 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 4:42 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:42 PM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:42 PM2818 km1751 miles1521 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 4:42 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 3:42 PM3775 km2345 miles2038 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Mon 4:42 PM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmWest W

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