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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: 52%

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 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 166° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.79 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.2"965.70 miwest0° 08' 34.7"9.83 minorth966.08 mi
24 hours12° 18' 24.9"821.25 mieast3° 44' 35.4"257.33 minorth867.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 5:56 PM44 km27 miles24 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaMon 5:56 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NoumeaMon 5:56 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 5:56 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Mon 7:56 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 6:56 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 6:56 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 4:56 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 6:56 PM1968 km1223 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaMon 7:56 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast-southeast ESE

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