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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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 07:06:00 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: 62%

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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 31' South, Longitude: 176° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.50 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.0"983.00 miwest0° 10' 05.9"11.57 minorth983.36 mi
24 hours348° 21' 28.9"789.12 miwest4° 13' 42.7"290.61 minorth845.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiTue 7:06 PM411 km256 miles222 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Tue 8:06 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Lautoka *Tue 8:06 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
Nadi *Tue 8:06 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
Suva *Tue 8:06 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaTue 6:06 PM1161 km721 miles627 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 9:06 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoTue 8:06 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmEast E
NukualofaTue 8:06 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 7:06 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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