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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:42:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 430.71 meters/second, 1550.5 kilometres/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 5:42 PM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sun 5:42 PM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
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 PM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:42 PM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:42 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 4:42 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 3:42 PM3775 km2345 miles2038 nmWest-northwest WNW

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