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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 phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 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° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.71 meters/second, 1550.6 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.3"963.36 miwest0° 08' 19.3"9.54 minorth963.73 mi
24 hours12° 24' 22.5"826.13 mieast3° 39' 30.6"251.53 minorth870.10 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 PM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 5:42 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 7:42 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 5:42 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 4:42 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:42 PM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:42 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 4:42 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 3:42 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Mon 4:42 PM3753 km2332 miles2027 nmWest W
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