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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 04:32:00 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: 51%

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 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 158° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.98 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.3"963.90 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 minorth964.27 mi
24 hours12° 22' 51.7"824.85 mieast3° 40' 49.0"253.01 minorth869.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 6:32 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSun 6:32 PM941 km585 miles508 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 5:32 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 6:32 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 5:32 PM1580 km981 miles853 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 5:32 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 6:32 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth N
Suva *Mon 5:32 PM2508 km1559 miles1354 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 4:32 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 4:32 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmNorthwest NW

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