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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: 80%

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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 08' South, Longitude: 135° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.9"1004.49 miwest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 minorth1004.66 mi
24 hours10° 51' 31.0"750.04 mieast4° 31' 15.8"310.65 minorth812.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 7:54 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 7:24 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 7:24 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 9:24 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 7:24 PM3283 km2040 miles1772 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 7:24 PM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 12:24 AM3865 km2402 miles2087 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoThu 6:24 PM3983 km2475 miles2151 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 6:24 PM4113 km2556 miles2221 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 7:24 PM4131 km2567 miles2231 nmWest-southwest WSW
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